Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Greek antiquity, public meals, especially in Crete and Sparta.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So, "andreia" for Mansfield is mainly for men too cowardly to let their women be strong.

    "Courage is not solely for men, but it is mainly for men."

  • Meaning andreia is really a lot more like saying "be a man" than "be courageous".

    "Courage is not solely for men, but it is mainly for men."

  • The Greek word for courage is andreia, which comes from he-man and also means manliness.

    "Courage is not solely for men, but it is mainly for men."

  • When phronêsis deals with what is owed to others it is justice (dikaiosunê); when it deals with what should be chosen it is moderation (sôphrosunê); when it deals with what must be endured it is courage (andreia).

    Episteme and Techne

  • I do not think that we have as yet discussed courage (andreia), - injustice (adikia), which is obviously nothing more than a hindrance to the penetrating principle (diaiontos), need not be considered.

    The CRATYLUS

  • The meaning of kakos ienai may be further illustrated by the use of deilia (cowardice), which ought to have come after andreia, but was forgotten, and, as I fear, is not the only word which has been passed over.

    The CRATYLUS

  • From it also he derived his four cardinal virtues: prudence, righteousness (or justice), fortitude, temperance; phronesis, dikaiosyne, andreia, sophrosyne, and it was through Fourth Machabees that this category was appropriated by early Christian ascetical writers.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • While andreia (manliness) has been specialized to signify valour, virtus has been left in its wider generality, and only in certain contexts is it limited, as by Caesar when he says: "Helvetii reliquos Gallos virtute praecedunt".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The former condition may be realized without the latter, in which case the andreia would be of a spurious kind: the latter condition, however, cannot be realized without the former.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Now, in that wisdom brings to the consciousness what really is, and what is not, to be feared in our moral efforts and in our struggle against hostile powers, it develops our natural zeal in acting into the virtue of manliness or courage, andreia.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

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