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Headword: *(roph/
Adler number: rho,231
Translated headword: balance
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] inclination.[1]
"Thinking that the hegemony of his native city/land lay in the balance, he accomplished a deed worthy of memory."[2]
Greek Original:
*(roph/: kli/sis. o( de\ nomi/sas e)pi\ r(oph=s kei=sqai th\n th=s patri/dos h(gemoni/an e)petele/sato pra=cin mnh/mhs a)ci/an.
For this headword see already rho 230.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; references at Photius rho159 Theodoridis.
[2] The individual is unidentifiable, but the quotation, it may be suggested, is a fragment of Diodorus Siculus. For nomi/sas e)pi\ r(oph=s kei=sqai th\n th=s patri/dos h(gemoni/an, cf. D.S. 20.34.2 on Agathocles (o(rw=n th\n swthri/an e)pi\ r(oph=s keime/nhn); for e)petele/sato pra=cin mnh/mhs a)ci/an, cf. (e.g.) D.S. 15.64.3 on Ischola(o)s the Spartan (e)petele/sato pra=cin h(rwikh\n kai\ mnh/mhs a)ci/an).
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 September 2010@08:13:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 September 2010@18:51:41.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaked n.2) on 22 September 2010@03:01:25.
David Whitehead on 25 August 2011@04:35:41.
David Whitehead on 29 October 2013@07:26:41.


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