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Headword: Χαρακτῆρες
Adler number: chi,94
Translated headword: characters
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[Characters] of expressive speeches [are] lofty, plain, [and] intermediate. Thucydides[1] favoured the lofty, as suited to his own nature."
Greek Original:
Χαρακτῆρες λόγων φραστικῶν ὑψηλός, ἰσχνός, μέσος. ὁ δὲ Θουκυδίδης τὸν ὑψηλὸν ἐζήλωσεν, ὡς πρόσφορον τῇ οἰκείᾳ φύσει.
Notes:
Marcellinus, Life of Thucydides 39.
[1] See generally theta 414.
Keywords: biography; historiography; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 November 2005@10:32:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 November 2005@18:22:57.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 28 November 2005@03:42:38.
David Whitehead on 8 November 2013@04:25:45.
David Whitehead on 31 May 2016@10:47:52.

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