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Headword: Ἰσχυρογνώμων
Adler number: iota,728
Translated headword: strong in opinion, opinionated
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"But he, strong in opinion towards those who err ...".[1] [Meaning] negative, harsh.
"But Socrates was strong in opinion and favorable to democracy."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰσχυρογνώμων: ὁ δὲ ἐπὶ τοῖς ἁμαρτανομένοις ἰσχυρογνώμων. ἔξαρνος, σκληρός. ὁ δὲ Σωκράτης ἰσχυρογνώμων ἦν καὶ δημοκρατικός.
Notes:
[1] Quotation tentatively attributed by Adler to Damascius, and admitted as such into Zintzen's edition of that author (fr. 17). However, actually from Synesius, Oratio de regno 3. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II pp.XCVI-XCVII.
[2] Diogenes Laertius 2.24.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; philosophy; politics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 May 2006@22:25:22.
Vetted by:
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