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Headword: Θάνατος
Adler number: theta,44
Translated headword: death
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
An escape of [= from] evils, and like a necessary harbor from some storm. For it is more possible to be healthy when dead than when alive.[1]
Greek Original:
Θάνατος: κακῶν ἀπόδρασις, καὶ ὥσπερ ἔκ τινος χειμῶνος ἀναγκαῖος ὅρμος. τὸ γὰρ ὑγιαίνειν ἐν τῷ τεθνάναι ἐστὶ μᾶλλον ἢ ἐν τῷ ζῆν.
Note:
[1] Partly quoted already at alpha 2873; accepted by Zintzen as fr. 43 of Damascius, Life of Isidore.
Keywords: ethics; imagery; medicine; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 August 2003@01:19:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 6 August 2003@03:08:36.
Catharine Roth (modified note) on 15 September 2007@15:15:29.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 16 September 2007@04:12:17.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 24 December 2012@08:37:12.

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