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Headword: Ὑπερφρόνως
Adler number: upsilon,388
Translated headword: arrogantly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] boastfully, haughtily.[1] "But he wrote back to him other things [expressed] arrogantly, and especially calling himself 'king of kings,' but the other merely 'Caesar.'"[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑπερφρόνως: ἀλαζονικῶς, ὑπερηφάνως. ὁ δὲ ἀντέγραψέν οἱ τά τε ἄλλα ὑπερφρόνως, καὶ αὑτὸν μὲν βασιλέα, ἐκεῖνον δὲ Καίσαρα μόνον ὀνομάζεσθαι.
cf. generally upsilon 386, upsilon 387, upsilon 389.
[1] cf. Hesychius, ὑπέρφρονα .
[2] Cassius Dio 55.10.20, quoted already at omicron 984.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 June 2010@00:42:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1; more x-refs) on 18 June 2010@03:00:28.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@07:33:49.


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