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Headword: *)/entasis
Adler number: epsilon,1447
Translated headword: earnestness, strictness
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] intensity.[1]
"Inasmuch as the strictness of his life admitted a development rather Cynic both in nature and in practice."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/entasis: h( e)pi/tasis. kaq' o(/son h( tou= bi/ou e)/ntasis e)pede/xeto kunikwte/ra proelqou=sa kai\ fu/sei kai\ e)pithdeu/sei.
[1] In the Greek, headword and gloss differ simply in their prepositional prefix.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.150 Zintzen (88 Asmus). For 'Cynic' cf. kappa 2709.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 May 2007@23:53:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 20 May 2007@04:39:18.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 29 August 2012@07:01:27.


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