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Headword: Axiôsin
Adler number: alpha,2830
Translated headword: reputation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] honour.
"[..] that he was a king, in terms of reputation, of the third order, in both magnitude of country and multitude of the subjects."[1]
"What diverted her from justice was bogus modesty and an inflated reputation and the craftiness of her fellow-criminals."[2]
"And he surrounded him with reputation, offering in wickedness this prize which was profit-less yet majestic." Aelian says this.[3] Meaning with honour.
Greek Original:
Axiôsin: timên. auton de basilea onta kat' axiôsin men tês tritês moiras, megethei te chôras kai plêthei tôn hupêkoôn. apêge de autên tês dikês kataplastos sôphrosunê kai axiôsis huperonkos kai hê tôn sunadikountôn paraskeuê. kai axiôsei touton periebale, kakiai dous akerdes men, semnon de homôs tode athlon. Ailianos phêsin. anti tou timêi.
Headword and gloss are in the accusative case, the former perhaps (there are numerous alternatives) extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
[2] Quotation (again, in Adler's opinion, via the Excerpta) unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.)
[3] Aelian fr. 115a Domingo-Forasté (112 Hercher); see already alpha 2762 (end) and again beta 433.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@12:06:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword) on 13 March 2001@05:36:44.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 August 2002@03:37:17.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 November 2005@08:28:22.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 February 2011@06:22:45.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 3) on 13 June 2011@12:27:01.
David Whitehead on 21 March 2012@08:33:25.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@06:20:12.


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