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Headword: Anêkoos
Adler number: alpha,2407
Translated headword: ignorant
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"He was ignorant of liberal ideas and education. For when he went into the house of his tutor, he learned nothing else except to write his letters, and those [he wrote] rather poorly."[1]
Greek Original:
Anêkoos: logôn eleutheriôn kai paideias anêkoos ên. ou gar allo ouden es grammatistou phoitôn emathen, hoti mê grammata, kai tauta kaka kakôs grapsai.
Notes:
The headword adjective is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 1.24.12; cf. gamma 422, iota 469. On the praetorian prefect, John the Cappadocian.
Keywords: biography; daily life; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 May 2001@19:29:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords) on 3 June 2001@09:04:49.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 12 August 2002@07:57:36.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 12 March 2012@10:21:42.

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