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Headword: *ou)deni\ su\n nw=|
Adler number: omicron,799
Translated headword: with no intelligence
Vetting Status: high
i.e. thoughtlessly. "[It was he] who also, manifestly, held the generalship with no intelligence."[1]
Greek Original:
*ou)deni\ su\n nw=|: toute/stin a)fro/nws. o(/s te kai\ th\n strathgi/an ou)deni\ su\n nw=| poihsa/menos fai/netai.
According to Adler, a note in Gaisford compared this entry to Aristophanes, Clouds 580 (web address 1), where the very similar phrase mhdeni\ cu\n nw=| appears. Irrespective of that, the present headword phrase and glossing adverb also appear together in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon, which suggests that the phrase is extracted not from the quotation given but from Plato, Crito 48C (ou)deni\ cu\n nw=| there: web address 2).
[1] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: Kyle Helms on 24 April 2010@13:13:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 24 April 2010@22:45:36.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another keyword; cosmetics) on 25 April 2010@05:24:25.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 31 July 2013@05:16:53.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 26 December 2014@01:42:23.
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