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Headword: *nou=n e)/xein
Adler number: nu,521
Translated headword: to be sensible
Vetting Status: high
Polybius [says]: "it is necessary for generals to be sensible and bold: these are the paramount things for activities which are precarious and perilous".
Greek Original:
*nou=n e)/xein: *polu/bios: nou=n e)/xein kai\ to/lman dei= tou\s strathgou/s, a(/per e)sti\ kuriw/tata pro\s ta\s e)pisfalei=s kai\ parabo/lous pra/ceis.
Polybius fr.63 B-W.
cf. generally nu 522.
Keywords: ethics; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 December 2003@08:14:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (supplemented translation, set status) on 19 December 2003@19:54:31.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 21 December 2003@06:27:53.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2013@07:06:52.


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