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surrounding

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

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Neighbouring: P. ὅμορος, Ar. and P. πλησιόχωρος, also with fem. subs., P. περιοικίς; see neighbouring.

The surrounding country: use P. and V. ἡ πέριξ γῆ.

War assimilates most men's passions to their surroundings: P. πόλεμος... πρὸς τὰ παρόντα τὰς ὀργὰς τῶν πολλῶν ὁμοιοῖ (Thuc. 3, 82).