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Headword: *)afe/leia
Adler number: alpha,4587
Translated headword: simplicity
Vetting Status: high
And Damascius says that Isidore, besides simplicity, loved truthfulness especially, and undertook to be straight-talking beyond what was necessary, and had no pretence in himself whatsoever.[1]
Greek Original:
*)afe/leia. kai\ *dama/skio/s fhsin, w(s *)isi/dwros pro\s th=| a)felei/a| kai\ a)yeu/deian h)ga/pa diafero/ntws kai\ a)pede/xeto w(/ste kai\ eu)qu/glwttos ei)=nai pe/ra tou= de/ontos, kai\ ou)d' o(tiou=n e)/xein e)n e(autw=| prospoiou/menon.
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[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.45 Zintzen (23 Asmus).
cf. epsilon 3503, pi 2797.
Keywords: biography; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 August 2001@17:12:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords; cosmetics) on 9 August 2001@04:43:38.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 28 August 2002@08:16:36.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 7 February 2007@08:21:39.
David Whitehead on 6 May 2012@10:29:30.
David Whitehead on 26 January 2014@05:26:32.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@05:34:28.


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