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Headword: Λαλιά
Adler number: lambda,77
Translated headword: discourse
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] public speaking.
"In his discourse Arcesilaos was precise [in his use] of expressions and quite [...] outspoken."[1]
Greek Original:
Λαλιά: ἡ δημηγορία. ἦν δὲ ὁ Ἀρκεσίλαος ἐν τῇ λαλιᾷ διαστατικὸς τῶν ὀνομάτων καὶ παρρησιαστὴς ἱκανῶς.
Notes:
cf. lambda 75, lambda 76, lambda 78, lambda 79, lambda 80.
[1] An abridgement of Diogenes Laertius 4.33, writing of Arcesilaus or Arcesilas (316/315 - 242/241 BCE) who headed the Academy from 268. See also alpha 2825, alpha 3950, alphaiota 286, delta 932, and generally OCD(4) s.v. Arcesilaus(1).
Keywords: biography; definition; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 22 December 2006@20:20:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 23 December 2006@19:54:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 24 December 2006@06:43:27.
David Whitehead on 1 April 2013@03:40:21.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@11:37:16.

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