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Headword: Anthrôpinon
Adler number: alpha,2528
Translated headword: humanity
Vetting Status: high
"[It is said that] the courtesan, pursued by some people, fled into his little house; and he admitted her out of humanity."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the comparative] a)nqrwpinw/teros ["more humane"].[2]
Greek Original:
Anthrôpinon. dêthen diôkomenên hupo tinôn tên hetairan kataphugein eis to oikidion: ton de heneka tou anthrôpinou eisdexasthai autên. kai Anthrôpinôteros.
The unglossed headword, neuter nominative/accusative singular or masculine accusative singular, is perhaps (though not demonstrably) generated by the neuter genitive singular in the quotation given.
[1] From Diogenes Laertius 4.7 (on Xenocrates and Phryne).
[2] See e.g. Lucian, Dialogues of the Dead 20.9.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; philosophy; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 July 2000@18:46:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 9 March 2001@06:40:08.
David Whitehead (added note; restorative cosmetics) on 13 August 2002@07:35:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 15 March 2012@07:53:21.
David Whitehead on 19 July 2015@04:28:38.
Catharine Roth (tweaked betacode) on 30 July 2015@20:19:43.


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