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Headword: Γνώμη
Adler number: gamma,340
Translated headword: judgement, opinion
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"No just act [is] stronger than weapons. For everyone excelling in force seems always to act and to speak with more justice."
Greek Original:
Γνώμη: ὅτι οὐδὲν δικαίωμα τῶν ὅπλων ἰσχυρότερον. πᾶς γὰρ ὁ δυνάμει προὔχων δικαιότερα ἀεὶ καὶ πράττειν καὶ λέγειν δοκεῖ.
Notes:
Cassius Dio 61.1.2, quoted from delta 1080.
The present headword is not part of the quotation: it might simply flag up a "maxim".
Keywords: ethics; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 July 2002@11:05:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note; added keywords) on 16 July 2002@03:07:33.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 June 2012@04:58:52.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@06:36:04.
David Whitehead on 9 November 2015@08:48:17.

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