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Headword: Ἐπίφορος
Adler number: epsilon,2752
Translated headword: inclined
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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.
Notes:
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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