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Headword: Anchinous
Adler number: alpha,402
Translated headword: tight-witted
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] intelligent, mentally acute.[1]
"Eulogizing the tight-wittedness of the emperor and the holy congress and praising the good counsel of the emperor...".[2]
[It is said] that there are three parts to learning well: tight-wittedness, memory, acuity. And memory is the preservation of what one has learned; acuity is the swiftness of thought; tight-wittedness is the capacity to use what one has learned to pursue what one has not learned.[3]
Greek Original:
Anchinous: sunetos, oxus ton noun. dêmêgorêsantos tou basileôs tou te hierou xullogou to anchinoun te kai bouleutikon tou basileôs epainesantos. hoti tria merê eumatheias, anchinoia, mnêmê, oxutês. kai mnêmê men esti têrêsis, hôn emathe tis: oxutês de hê tachutês tês dianoias: anchinoia de to ex hôn emathe thêreuein kai ha mê emathen.
See also alpha 403.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] Menander Protector fr. 5.2 Blockley.
[3] From an ancient Life of Pythagoras (preserved in Photius' Bibliotheke); cf. mu 1155 (end), omicron 437.
Keywords: definition; ethics; historiography; history; philosophy
Translated by: William Hutton on 30 October 2000@20:50:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 31 October 2000@03:57:26.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 29 April 2002@10:34:36.
David Whitehead (updated a reference) on 3 January 2012@04:37:26.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 9 January 2012@07:18:50.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 11 April 2015@08:45:00.
Catharine Roth (typo, coding) on 11 April 2015@21:31:53.
Catharine Roth (added a keyword) on 11 April 2015@21:34:53.


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