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Headword: *pro/qesis
Adler number: pi,2442
Translated headword: purpose
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] choice/intention.[1]
"But he did not cause grief to anyone by intention, nor pretending, nor simply being at all meddlesome about what had happened before."[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/qesis: proai/resis. a)ll' ou)de\ e)lu/phse/ tina kata\ pro/qesin, ou)de\ prospoihqei/s, ou)de\ polupragmonh/sas a(plw=s ou)de\n peri\ tw=n progegono/twn.
For this headword see also pi 2443.
[1] Similarly glossed in Hesychius (pi3472).
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 June 2013@01:39:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another note; cosmetics) on 6 June 2013@03:38:23.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@04:56:06.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 24 June 2014@00:24:08.


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