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Headword: *)aristo/xeir
Adler number: alpha,3934
Translated headword: best-handed, valor-won
Vetting Status: high
The noble man [says this] concerning prizes for bravery. And [what he says is] "best-handed [...] contest".
Greek Original:
*)aristo/xeir: o( gennai=os peri\ ta\ a)ristei=a. kai\ a)risto/xeir a)gw/n.
Sophocles, Ajax 935-936, in the speech of the Chorus (web address 1 below), preceded here by comment from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; ethics; military affairs; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 February 2002@11:35:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 17 February 2002@05:57:13.
David Whitehead on 12 April 2012@06:06:02.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 31 October 2015@23:13:02.


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