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Headword: Ἐπίφορος
Adler number: epsilon,2752
Translated headword: inclined
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] eager.
"Nor was he inclined toward injustice or greed, but recalcitrant and combative toward those in power."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἐπίφορος: ὁρμητικός. οὐδὲ πρὸς ἀδικίαν ἢ πλεονεξίαν ἐπίφορος ἦν, προσκρουστικὸς δὲ καὶ ἁμιλλητικὸς πρὸς τοὺς ἄρχοντας.
The headword adjective, masculine nominative singular, is presumably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given. For this sense of it see LSJ s.v. ἐπίφορος , II.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 278 Zintzen (285 Asmus); quoted at greater length at sigma 180.
Keywords: biography; definition; economics; ethics; history; law; philosophy; politics
Translated by: William Hutton on 13 February 2008@06:34:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 13 February 2008@07:16:43.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2012@07:31:54.
David Whitehead (another note) on 3 February 2016@04:04:10.


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