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Headword: *)allopro/sallos
Adler number: alpha,1333
Translated headword: fickle
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] easily changed.[1]
One who is inclined first towards one thing, then to another.
"Not only was King Prusias craven, but he was also fickle as regards hardships."[2]
Greek Original:
*)allopro/sallos: eu)meta/blhtos. o( pote\ me\n e(te/rw|, pote\ de\ a)/llw| proskei/menos. ou) ga\r mo/non deilo\s h)=n o( *prousi/as basileu\s, a)lla\ kai\ pro\s ta\s kakopaqei/as a)llopro/sallos.
[1] Same glossing in Photius and elsewhere.
[2] An abridgement of Polybius 36.15.1-2 (on King Pr(o)usias II of Bithynia, a region in northern Asia Minor, Barrington Atlas map 52 grid E4). Editors of Polybius, however, print the more commonplace adjective a)llo/trios. For this version, within a lengthier quotation, see pi 2913.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 May 2000@04:45:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 5 February 2001@08:49:33.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 5 February 2001@08:53:24.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 28 June 2002@04:59:52.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 8 February 2012@08:29:09.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 18 March 2012@23:37:13.
David Whitehead on 12 June 2015@03:29:13.
Ronald Allen (added map reference to n.2) on 15 May 2018@22:24:07.


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