Author Topic: ἀκίνδυνοι ἀρεταί -> virtues that court no danger, cheap virtues, easy virtues  (Read 34 times)

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ἀκίνδυνοι ἀρεταὶ   -> virtues that court no danger, cheap virtues, easy virtues
https://lsj.gr/wiki/%E1%BC%80%CE%BA%CE%AF%CE%BD%CE%B4%CF%85%CE%BD%CE%BF%CF%82

ἀκίνδυνοι δ' ἀρεταὶ οὔτε παρ' ἀνδράσιν οὔτ' ἐν ναυσὶ κοίλαις τίμιαι -> but excellence without danger is honored neither among men nor in hollow ships

Pindar, Olympian 6.9
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0162%3Abook%3DO.%3Apoem%3D6
« Last Edit: 03 Nov, 2019, 03:54:50 by billberg23 »


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Δηλαδή το excellence without danger δεν σε ικανοποιεί;

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Δηλαδή το excellence without danger δεν σε ικανοποιεί;
No, but here Pindar is talking, as often, about "manly," i.e. military, excellence on land and sea.
« Last Edit: 04 Nov, 2019, 13:01:30 by billberg23 »
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