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Headword: *ko/tus
Adler number: kappa,2172
Translated headword: Kotys, Cotys
Vetting Status: high
[Kotys] was a man noteworthy in appearance and outstanding in military matters, besides being entirely unlike a Thracian in spirit;[1] for he had turned out discreet and displayed the mildness and gravitas of a gentleman.
Greek Original:
*ko/tus a)nh\r h)=n kata\ th\n e)pifa/neian a)cio/logos kai\ pro\s ta\s polemika\s xrei/as diafe/rwn, e)/ti de\ kata\ th\n yuxh\n pa/nta ma=llon h)\ *qra=|c: kai\ ga\r nh/pths u(ph=rxe kai\ prao/thta kai\ ba/qos u(pe/fainen e)leu/qeron.
Polybius 27.12; cf. Diodorus Siculus 30.3, which is based on it. This Kotys is evidently a descendant (C2 BCE) of kappa 2173: see Walbank 310.
[1] 'The Thracians had a reputation among the Greeks for cruelty, treachery, brutality, and drunkenness' (Walbank 311).
F.W. Walbank, A Historical Commentary on Polybius, iii (Oxford 1979)
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 September 2001@03:15:47.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added italics; set status) on 23 October 2003@11:07:51.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 24 October 2003@06:00:56.
David Whitehead on 13 March 2013@10:16:18.


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