The name Telesphoros comes from two Greek words: telos, meaning "end" or "purpose," and phoros
, meaning "carrying" or "bearing.
or "feverfew;" hysterophorus was derived from the Greek hystera (womb) and phoros
(bearing), referring to the prolific seeding habit of the plant .
E neste contexto que se insere o pagamento de um phoros
(ou de uma syntaxis na Segunda Confederacao, no seculo IV).
The comparison is designed to provide insight on the theme by means of the phoros (114-15).
Perelman characterizes metaphor as little more than a condensed analogy; theme and phoros are fused in the metaphorical statement.
Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca affirm that each phoros
highlights or emphasizes a different aspect of the theme and disregards others.
for individual epithets and discover that many do appear in the Index (Dikaios, Euergetes, Eusebes, Nikator, Nike phoros
, Philopator, Soter, Theos, etc.
91) The New Testament records a variety of taxes, indicating a fairly sophisticated taxation regime, notwithstanding the limitations imposed by geography: a telos tax on merchandise or travelers, (92) an annual phoros
tax on property, (93) a kensos or poll tax, (94) and a spiritual excise tax in the form of the temple tax.
The theme is the lesser known relationship, "the terms to which the conclusion relates," while the phoros is the better known relationship, "the terms that serve to buttress the argument" (Perelman and Olbrechts-Tyteca, 1969, p.
Perelman warns that "there are limits," noting that when "an affirmation concerning the phoros seems inadmissible because it is shocking to common sense, we have the type of expressions which Quintilian ridiculed" (1982, p.
The arguer must select a phoros
that is appropriate because it is familiar within the cultural context of the argument and focuses attention on the features that the arguer wants projected onto the theme.