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Headword: *le/wn
Adler number: lambda,268
Translated headword: Leon, Leo
Vetting Status: high
This man was sent as general by Eutropius the eunuch[1] against the barbarians. He was easily-satisfied and, on account of care for strong drink, easily led astray. For his manhood compelled him to have more concubines than the soldiers [had] and to drink more than all other humans drink.
Greek Original:
*le/wn: ou(=tos strathgo\s e)pe/mfqh para\ *eu)tropi/ou tou= eu)nou/xou kata\ tw=n barba/rwn, eu)/kolos w)\n kai\ dia\ mele/thn me/qhs eu)para/gwgos. h)=n ga\r au)tw=| to\ a)ndrei=on e)pi\ tou/tw| sunhnagkasme/non plei/ous e)/xein pallaki/das tw=n stratiwtw=n kai\ plei/ona pi/nein h)\ o(/sa pa/ntes a)/nqrwpoi pi/nousi.
Eunapius fr.76 FHG (4.48); more briefly (and with the comparative 'rather easily-satisfied') at epsilon 3636.
[1] epsilon 3776, epsilon 3777.
Keywords: biography; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; military affairs; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 September 2008@06:10:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 September 2008@12:58:27.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 18 September 2008@13:05:11.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 19 September 2008@02:54:38.
David Whitehead on 5 April 2013@03:42:42.


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