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Headword: *)apaqh=
Adler number: alpha,2873
Translated headword: impassive, passionless
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] painless.[1]
But Antiphon [uses] a)paqh= the [sc. neuter] plural, [meaning] experiences which did not truly happen.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the nominative singular] a)paqh/s.
"They say that the wise man is passionless, because of his lack of susceptibility [to passion]. But [they add that] the bad man is another sort of "passionless" one, described as such because he is the equivalent of the harsh and relentless one."[3]
Also [sc. attested is] a)paqh/s, [in the sense of] he who has no experience of evils. "They remained altogether without experience of evils."[4]
Also [in the neuter] a)paqe/s. "To be healthy in dying rather than in living."[4]
Greek Original:
*)apaqh=: a)/lupon. o( de\ *)antifw=n a)paqh= plhquntikw=s, ta\ mh\ w(s a)lhqw=s gegono/ta pa/qh. kai\ *)apaqh/s. a)paqh= fasin ei)=nai to\n sofo\n dia\ to\ a)ne/mptwton ei)=nai. ei)=nai de\ kai\ a)/llon a)paqh=, to\n fau=lon, e)n i)/sw| lego/menon tw=| sklhrw=| kai\ a)te/gktw|. kai\ *)apaqh/s, o( mh\ pei/ran kakw=n ei)lhfw/s. oi( de\ kakw=n panta/pasin a)paqei=s e)/meinan. kai\ *)apaqe/s. to\ u(giai/nein e)n tw=| teqna/nai ma=llon h)\ e)n tw=| zh=n.
cf. generally alpha 2872.
[1] The headword is masculine accusative singular of this adjective. It must be quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities.
[2] Antiphon (the Sophist) 87 B5 Diels-Kranz; from Harpokration s.v.
[3] Diogenes Laertius 7.117, on the Stoic doctrines of Zeno.
[4] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.207 Zintzen (260 Asmus).
[5] Again, more fully, at theta 44. Perhaps Damascius again (fr. 43 Zintzen) or from a life of Pythagoras (so Adler).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@07:04:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added notes and keyword) on 13 March 2001@07:12:32.
David Whitehead (added note; restorative and other cosmetics) on 16 August 2002@07:48:09.
Catharine Roth (added betacode, augmented note, added keyword) on 15 September 2007@15:21:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 March 2012@05:41:27.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@07:51:50.


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