ethopoeia wrote:actual meaning of Î´Î±Î¹Î¼Ï‰Î½ preceded by ÎºÎ±Ï„Î±.
ethopoeia wrote:Some better translations have managed to grasp the ancient meaning of the term relating it to 'spirit' ("to the divine spirit within himself", "the geniality in his mind", "true to his own spirit"), as used by Socrates or Plato, yet I believe they fail to convey the actual meaning intended by Jim's father with the idiomatic collocation ÎºÎ±Ï„Î± followed by the noun Î´Î±Î¹Î¼Î¿Î½Î± in accusative
ethopoeia wrote:And, just like Venus means "Love" in Ovid, I'm convinced that Î´Î±Î¹Î¼Ï‰Î½ means something very different here. ThomasGR has mentioned Neoplatonism (?)
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