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Headword: *)afilo/timos
Adler number: alpha,4619
Translated headword: unambitious, having no regard for honor
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] humble. [The term comes] from not loving [filei=n] honor [timh/], or being a slave to reputation. Or one who is engaged in nothing worthwhile. And a thrifty person [is so described] among some.[1]
"No one had so little regard for honor that after seeing Moses he was not astounded by his beauty".[2]
Greek Original:
*)afilo/timos: tapeino/s. para\ to\ mh\ filei=n timh\n, h)\ h(tta=sqai do/chs. h)\ o( pro\s mhde\n a)cio/logon e)pestramme/nos. kai\ o( feidwlo\s par' e)ni/ois. ou)dei\s h)=n a)filo/timos ou(/tws, w(s *mwu+sh=n qeasa/menos mh\ e)kplagei/h th=s eu)morfi/as.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] Josephus, Jewish Antiquities 2.231; again at mu 1348 (end).
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 November 2000@06:02:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 23 November 2000@07:40:18.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 13 June 2001@10:11:05.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 28 August 2002@09:17:58.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 7 May 2012@07:03:49.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, coding) on 13 February 2015@07:16:27.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 September 2015@06:47:28.


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