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.”

Authentic portrait of Pindar

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

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    • I won’t lie: I was pretty pleased with myself as I added it on to the post. I’ve tried to spruce up these re-posts with the graphic stimulation that the modern age demands.

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