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Headword: *poluh/koos
Adler number: pi,1966
Translated headword: much-learned
Vetting Status: high
"He was not much-learned in books, but with the force of a noble nature near-seeded to the gods he was marvelous in exposition."[1] "So one of his pupils said that this man did not speak words but the essences of things."[2]
Greek Original:
*poluh/koos: ou)de\ h)=n tw=n bibli/wn poluh/koos, a)lla\ r(w/mh| gennai/as fu/sews kai\ qew=n a)gxispo/rou e)n tai=s e)chgh/sesin h)=n qauma/sios. ei)=pen ou)=n tis tw=n foithtw=n, w(s ou(=tos o( a)nh\r ou) fqe/ggoito lo/gous, a)lla\ pragma/twn ou)si/as.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 87 Zintzen (40 Asmus, 37E Athanassiadi); quoted in part at alpha 405.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 85a Zintzen (39 Asmus, 37D Athanassiadi).
Keywords: biography; ethics; philosophy; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 March 2004@01:35:36.
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David Whitehead (augmented refs) on 3 March 2004@03:19:04.
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