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Headword: Xiphoulkia
Adler number: xi,77
Translated headword: sword-drawing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"They say that there is no excellence[1] in sword-drawing."[2]
Greek Original:
Xiphoulkia. ouk einai phasi xiphoulkias eumoirian.
Notes:
[1] Or: good fortune.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as Synesius, Oratio de regno 20.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; military affairs; proverbs; rhetoric
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 17 February 2000@14:15:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 July 2001@10:55:06.
David Whitehead (more keywords; raised status) on 5 October 2007@09:56:08.
David Whitehead (source identification; another keyword) on 19 June 2013@04:21:27.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 13 July 2013@18:02:10.

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