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Headword: *flami/nios
Adler number: phi,517
Translated headword: Flaminius
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name.[1]
"Flaminius [was] a rabble-rouser and the epitome of a demagogue, with no natural ability in handling matters of real-life and war".[2]
Also [sc attested is the term] flamines.[3]
Greek Original:
*flami/nios: o)/noma ku/rion. o( *flami/nios o)xloko/pos kai\ dhmagwgo\s te/leios, pro\s a)lhqinw=n de\ kai\ polemikw=n pragma/twn xeirismo\n ou)k eu)fuh/s. kai\ *flamini/ous.
Notes:
[1] Gaius Flaminius, C3 BCE; see generally OCD(4) s.v. Flaminius(1).
[2] Polybius 3.80.3, quoted from delta 413.
[3] From pi 2047, q.v.; the word has no substantive connection with the present entry.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2001@04:40:54.
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Catharine Roth on 21 November 2001@23:48:32.
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