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Headword: *)alhqino\s e)/rws
Adler number: alpha,1178
Translated headword: true desire
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the [kind] not excited about the beauty of the body.[1]
"A true desire for philosophy was implanted in him, and having broken every earthborn bond and trampled all hopes for honours and material goods, he came before Proclus".[2]
Greek Original:
*)alhqino\s e)/rws: o( mh\ peri\ ka/llos sw/matos e)ptohme/nos. a)lhqino\s e)/rws e)mfu/etai au)tw=| filosofi/as, kai\ pa/nta ghgenh= desmo\n a)porrh/cas e)lpi/das te pa/sas timw=n te kai\ xrhma/twn katapath/sas a)fiknei=tai pro\s *pro/klon.
The headword phrase is probably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
For "true" cf. alpha 1177.
[1] No equivalent glossing in other lexica.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 153 Zintzen.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 May 2000@11:41:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 January 2001@10:19:49.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 12 June 2002@09:57:43.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 5 February 2012@08:19:17.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2015@08:38:11.


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