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English citations of banausoi

  • 2001: Rupert Woodfin [text], Judy Groves [illustrations], and Richard Appignanesi [ed.], Introducing Aristotle, page 151 (Icon Books UK, Totem Books USA; →ISBN
    Skilled professionals of all kinds were not properly “citizens” but an underclass of banausoi, artisans or trades-people. The historian Plutarch (c. AD 46–120) spoke for an élite when he said: “We admire the art but despise the artist.”