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Headword: Ψεκτέος
Adler number: psi,40
Translated headword: blameworthy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Dismissing from the mind Assyrian buildings and lavish public works. Rulers must rule; for a ruler [is] blameworthy if he enjoys comely buildings."
Greek Original:
Ψεκτέος: οἰκοδομήματα Ἀσσύρια καὶ δαπανηρὰς λειτουργίας χαίρειν ἐάσαντας χρὴ τοὺς ἄρχοντας ἄρχειν: ψεκτέος γὰρ ὁ ἄρχων ὁ χαίρων οἰκοδομήμασιν εὐπρεπέσι.
Note:
Julian, Oration 3.92a with scholia. See already omicroniota 68.
Keywords: architecture; ethics; law; philosophy; politics; rhetoric; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 December 2005@19:18:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 29 December 2005@01:21:33.
David Whitehead on 5 November 2013@06:16:34.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 1 June 2014@00:10:39.

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