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BBC - The Greek word that can't be translated
« on: June 07, 2017, 04:09:24 PM »
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‘Love of honour’, its official translation, is a utilitarian yet insufficient attempt to convey the constellation of virtues squeezed into the word’s four syllables.

http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170605-the-greek-word-that-cant-be-translated

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Re: BBC - The Greek word that can't be translated
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2017, 04:21:02 PM »
Did St. Paisios talk about φιλότιμο?
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Re: BBC - The Greek word that can't be translated
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2017, 05:02:14 PM »
Did St. Paisios talk about φιλότιμο?

You bet your skoufos he did! 
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