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Headword: Εἶδος
Adler number: epsiloniota,40
Translated headword: appearance, species
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] form/shape.[1]
And what is below genus; as man is a species of animal according to philosophers.[2]
"Proclus used to marvel at Isidore's appearance, as it was possessed by the divine and full of the philosophical life within."[3]
Greek Original:
Εἶδος: μορφή. καὶ τὸ ὑπὸ τὸ γένος: οἷον ὑπὸ τὸ ζῷον ὁ ἄνθρωπος παρὰ φιλοσόφοις. ὁ δὲ Πρόκλος ἐθαύμαζε τοῦ Ἰσιδώρου τὸ εἶδος, ὡς ἔνθεον καὶ πλῆρες εἴσω φιλοσόφου ζωῆς.
[1] cf. epsiloniota 23.
[2] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 295.47.
[3] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 249 Zintzen (80 Asmus); again at epsiloniota 301.
Keywords: biography; definition; philosophy; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 July 2003@01:35:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 30 July 2003@04:01:30.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 23 November 2012@03:42:59.
David Whitehead (coding) on 21 April 2016@09:13:00.


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