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Headword: Agasthentos
Adler number: alpha,167
Translated headword: amazed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dumbstruck, marvelling. "With him amazed at the conduct".[1]
Also [sc. attested is the nominative] a)gasqei/s.[2] "Amazed at both the city and the people he remained for three days."[3]
Greek Original:
Agasthentos: ekplagentos, thaumasantos. tou de agasthentos epi têi proairesei. kai Agastheis. ho de agastheis epi te têi polei kai tois anthrôpois epemene treis hêmeras.
The headword--presumably extracted from the first quotation given--is the masculine (and neuter) genitive singular, aorist passive participle, of a)/gamai. The words used to gloss it are likewise genitive aorist participles.
cf. generally alpha 138, alpha 141, alpha 166.
[1] A possible echo (as Adler noted) of Polybius 39.3.11 a)gasqe\n to\ plh=qos au)tou= th\n proai/resin ("the people, admiring his conduct").
[2] Again, this is presumably extracted from the quotation which now follows (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti).
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Gregory Hays on 23 June 1999@13:16:08.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Cosmetics, added notes, raised status) on 30 October 2001@14:39:01.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 3 February 2003@07:41:18.
Jennifer Benedict (added link, betacoding) on 26 March 2008@01:43:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 February 2011@07:41:10.
Catharine Roth (betacode typo) on 18 February 2011@21:24:54.
David Whitehead (x-refs; tweaks) on 23 December 2011@08:26:21.
David Whitehead (more tweaking) on 5 April 2015@10:13:26.
Catharine Roth (coding, tweaked link) on 5 April 2015@19:27:03.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 19 February 2018@19:49:01.


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