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Headword: Σταγειρίτης
Adler number: sigma,979
Translated headword: [the] Stagirite
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] Aristotle, [so] called from a place [where he originated].[1]
The Pisidian [writes]: "with what sort of generals or Stagirites did you invade the land of prosperous barbarians?"[2]
"Altogether he would be swallowing down the Stagirite more than the Paeanian orator [swallows down] the [son] of Oloros".[3] That is, [more than] Demosthenes [surpasses] Thucydides.
Greek Original:
Σταγειρίτης: ὁ Ἀριστοτέλης, ἀπὸ τόπου κληθείς. Πισίδης: ποίους στρατηγοὺς ἢ Σταγειρίτας ἔχων ἐπῆλθες εἰς γῆν εὐτυχούντων βαρβάρων. διόλου τὸν Σταγειρίτην καταπιὼν εἴη μᾶλλον, ἢ ὁ ῥήτωρ ὁ Παιανιεὺς τὸν Ὀλώρου. τουτέστιν ὁ Δημοσθένης τὸν Θουκυδίδην.
[1] cf. alpha 3929, sigma 977, sigma 978.
[2] George of Pisidia, Heraclias 1.159-160.
[3] An approximation of Agathias, Histories 2.28, on Chosroes; more accurately (as well as more fully) at chi 418.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; imagery; military affairs; philosophy; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 June 2005@00:28:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked notes; added more keywords) on 9 June 2005@03:05:35.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 9 June 2005@08:40:10.
David Whitehead (typo) on 10 May 2011@06:43:42.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2013@07:46:46.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 April 2014@21:52:49.


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