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Headword: *pro/noia
Adler number: pi,2533
Translated headword: foresight
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] foreknowledge.[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "believe [me], no better benefit has come into being for mortals to gain than foresight, nor than a wise mind."[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/noia: pro/gnwsis. *sofoklh=s: pei/qou. pronoi/as d' ou)de\n e)/fu brotoi=s ke/rdos labei=n a)/meinon, ou)de\ nou= sofou=.
For this headword see also pi 2534, pi 2535.
[1] Same gloss in the Synagoge, Lexica Segueriana (349.24), Photius (Lexicon pi1267 Theodoridis) and in scholia on Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 978, and on Thucydides 2.65.6.
[2] Sophocles, Electra 1015-16 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; ethics; historiography; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 August 2013@18:41:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented tr; expanded n.1; another keyword; cosmetics) on 11 August 2013@04:16:50.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@07:36:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 June 2014@23:50:15.


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