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Headword: Γιγαντώδης
Adler number: gamma,264
Translated headword: giant-like
Vetting Status: high
"For he seemed to be both giant-like in body and beast-like in spirit and more subtle in sagacity than all his fellow thieves."[1]
Greek Original:
Γιγαντώδης: ἐδόκει γὰρ τό τε σῶμα γιγαντώδης εἶναι καὶ τὸν θυμὸν θηριώδης καὶ ἐς ἀγχίνοιαν τῶν συλλῃστευόντων ἁπάντων πολυπλοκώτερος.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Eunapius fr.11 FHG (4.17); Dindorf, Historici Graeci Minores vol.1. p. 218; Blockley, Eunapius fr. 18.[3]. Apparently about Charietto(n) (chi 109).
Blockley, R.C. The Fragmentary Classicising Historians of the Later Roman Empire: Eunapius, Olympiodorus, Priscus and Malchus. Vol. II. Liverpool: Francis Cairns, 1983.
Keywords: biography; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 June 2002@21:19:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 June 2002@02:59:29.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 7 June 2012@08:02:58.
Aaron Baker (Added Blockley citation and bibliographic entry.) on 29 July 2014@20:45:44.
Aaron Baker (Added bracket to Blockley citation (bracket used by Blockley to indicate possibly by Eunapius).) on 28 September 2014@17:56:49.


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