Today we switched the "hero" box on page one of the forum to VS63 -a tremendously important and very clear statement, and a very potent retort against those who advocate a "minimalist" or "ascetic" interpretation of Epicurean philosophy.
Despite its usefulness, I don't think we have done a "deep dive" into the Greek wording or anything else we know about it from the Vatican list. I hope we can remedy that in this thread. For the time being, we have at least the following:
Bailey translation -
Here is the Bailey version of the Greek -
And Bailey's footnote -
From Bailey's "Epicurus - The Extant Remains" available here - (page 115-116)
If we can develop alternate translations we will add them to the Lexicon here: