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Headword: Ὑπὲρ μᾶλλον
Adler number: upsilon,322
Translated headword: to excess
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] out of a superfluity.
"There was mystification and fear to excess among the fellows, unable to understand what on earth was missing."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑπὲρ μᾶλλον: ἐκ περισσοῦ. ἦν μὲν ἀπορία καὶ δέος ὑπὲρ μᾶλλον περὶ τοὺς ἀνθρώπους, οὐ δυναμένους ἐπινοῆσαι τί ποτέ ἐστι τὸ λειπόμενον.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable. (Valckenaer attributed it to Aelian).
Keywords: definition; ethics
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 23 April 2010@14:55:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaks and cosmetics) on 25 April 2010@06:02:23.
David Whitehead (typo) on 10 August 2011@08:22:34.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@04:27:00.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2016@04:08:19.


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