One-Percent-Pindar: Scholion to Olympian 1.1

“He was rather in the habit of praising riches, and we can say that he was a slave to his own wealth-loving nature.”

ἀλλὰ πολύς ἐστιν ἐγκωμιάζων τὸν πλοῦτον, καί φαμεν ἡττᾶσθαι αὐτὸν τῆς ἑαυτοῦ φύσεως φιλοχρημάτου τυγχανούσης.

5 thoughts on “One-Percent-Pindar: Scholion to Olympian 1.1

    1. I imagine that he praised wealth as most of our ancient authors praised virtue: that is, as something which they admired, yet which they wished they had more of.

      He was surely doing better than your average Josephos Zmo.

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