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Headword: Prutaneusête
Adler number: pi,2995
Translated headword: you would be prytaneis
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] you would examine, you would act, you would issue orders: for everything was handled by the prytaneis.[1] Demosthenes used the word too.[2]
Greek Original:
Prutaneusête: skepsêsthe, praxête, chrêmatisête: panta gar hupo tôn prutaneôn diepratteto. echrêsato de têi lexei kai Dêmosthenês.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 60, where the headword occurs (and has specific overtones of setting up a debate/vote). See the text at web address 1. Headword and glosses are aorist subjunctive, second person plural.
[1] For the Athenian prytaneis see pi 2992, pi 2996, pi 3000.
[2] Adler cites Demosthenes 15.3; one could add 5.6, 9.60, 21.87.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; law; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 October 2001@06:32:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link, set status) on 15 September 2004@20:28:15.
David Whitehead (another x-ref and keyword) on 16 September 2004@03:23:03.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2011@06:49:22.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2011@06:49:41.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2011@05:20:04.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2013@06:56:44.


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