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Headword: *)apedoki/mazen
Adler number: alpha,2978
Translated headword: used to reject
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] used to dishonourably insult, belittle.[1]
"And on the whole he used to reject men moderate in custom who also took a care for their own lives, but he used to honour and promote spendthrifts and those who lived for drink and dice."[2]
Greek Original:
*)apedoki/mazen: a)ti/mws u(/brizen, e)cefau/lize. kai\ kaqo/lou tou\s me\n kosmi/ous toi=s h)/qesi kai\ tw=n i)di/wn bi/wn e)pimeloume/nous a)pedoki/maze, tou\s de\ polutelei=s kai\ zw=ntas e)n me/qais kai\ ku/bois e)ti/ma kai\ proh=gen.
The headword is probably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] cf. alpha 3299.
[2] Polybius 8.9.7, quoting Theopompus (FGrH 115 F225) on Philip II of Macedon.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; food; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 December 2000@00:01:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 21 December 2000@04:11:51.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 18 August 2002@08:19:53.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks) on 26 March 2012@05:54:29.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@03:54:14.


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