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Headword: Περὶ πολλοῦ ποιοῦ
Adler number: pi,1262
Translated headword: make much of, set great store by
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] honour, attend to.
Greek Original:
Περὶ πολλοῦ ποιοῦ: τίμα, θεράπευε.
Likewise in other lexica. The headword phrase, in the imperative mode, is presumably quoted from somewhere -- perhaps Isocrates 2.53, where, in I's advice to the young Cypriot dynast Nicocles about surrounding himself with wise advisors, καὶ θεράπευε immediately follows (web address 1).
For the idiom cf. pi 1238, pi 1254.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 August 2010@06:40:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added link and keyword, set status) on 6 August 2010@11:54:09.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 8 August 2010@04:58:50.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 September 2011@09:35:31.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@07:41:29.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 1 October 2013@01:38:06.


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