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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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Affair, work: P. and V. πρᾶγμα, τό, ἔργον, τό, πρᾶξις, ἡ, Ar. and V. πρᾶγος, τό, V. ἔργμα, τό.

Occupation: P. ἐργασία, ἡ, πραγματεία, ἡ, ασχολία, ἡ, ἐπιτήδευμα, τό, Ar. and P. διατριβή, ἡ.

Handicraft: Ar. and P. χειρουργία, ἡ, V. χειρωναξία, ἡ, P. and V. τέχνη, ἡ.

Object of attention: P. and V. σπουδή, ἡ.

Duty, work: P. and V. ἔργον, τό.

Do business, v.: Ar. and P. χρηματίζειν.

Business dealings: P. συμβόλαια, τά.

Do business with, v.: P. συμβάλλειν (dat., or πρός, acc.); see have dealings with, under dealings.

The business of banking: P. ἡ ἐργασία τῆς τραπέζης (Dem. 946).

There having been many business transactions between us: P. πολλῶν συμβολαίων ἡμῖν πρὸς ἀλλήλους γεγενημένων (Lys. 102).

Man of business: P. χρηματιστής, ὁ.

Agent, steward: P. and V. ταμίας, ὁ.

Be a bad man of business: P. μὴ χρηστὸς εἶναι περὶ τὰ συμβόλαια (Isoc. 292A).

Mind one's own business: P. and V. τὰ αὑτοῦ πράσσειν.

None saw them save those whose business it was to know: P. ᾔσθετο οὐδεὶς εἰ μὴ . . . οἷς ἐπιμελὲς ἦν εἰδέναι (Thuc. 4, 67).