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Headword: Anêkoos
Adler number: alpha,2407
Translated headword: ignorant
Vetting Status: high
"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.
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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