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Headword: *ma/rkellos
Adler number: mu,203
Translated headword: Markellos, Marcellus
Vetting Status: high
Magister [officiorum] of the emperor Arcadius;[1] an adornment of all virtue[2] or, to speak more harmoniously, virtue personified.[3][4]
Greek Original:
*ma/rkellos, ma/gistros *)arkadi/ou tou= basile/ws, ko/smos a)reth=s a(pa/shs h)/, to/ ge a(rmonikw/teron ei)pei=n, a)reth/ tis e)/myuxos.
This entry was proposed as a fragment of Eunapius by the Dutch scholar David Ruhnken (1723-1798) -- a suggestion latterly championed by Alan Cameron (below), q.v. for all details.
[1] Reigned 395-408.
[2] Cf. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 1124a1-2.
[3] Cf. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 1161b4.
[4] Blockley, Eunapius fr. 62.[4].
Blockley, R.C. The Fragmentary Classicising Historians of the Later Roman Empire: Eunapius, Olympiodorus, Priscus and Malchus. Vol. II. Liverpool: Francis Cairns, 1983.
Cameron, A. "A new fragment of Eunapius", Classical Review 17 (1967) 10-11.
Keywords: biography; chronology; constitution; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2008@05:16:39.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 April 2008@10:26:26.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 22 April 2008@10:27:38.
David Whitehead on 6 May 2013@08:31:16.
Aaron Baker (Modified translation; added Blockley cite; added references to Aristotle.) on 14 June 2015@19:44:01.
Aaron Baker (Tweaked Aristotle reference.) on 14 June 2015@19:45:18.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 15 June 2015@00:54:37.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticules) on 11 July 2020@17:23:12.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 12 July 2020@00:57:20.


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