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Headword: Ἀγήλειεν
Adler number: alpha,218
Translated headword: might glorify
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[He/she/it] might honor.
"Mucianus the Roman wanted to be honored by everyone more than anybody else, and he used to grow angry at anyone, not because that person might insult him but because he might not glorify him greatly".[1]
Greek Original:
Ἀγήλειεν: τιμήσειεν. ὅτι Μουκιανὸς ὁ Ῥωμαῖος τιμᾶσθαι ὑφ' ἁπάντων ὑπὲρ πάντας ἤθελε καὶ ἤχθετο, εἰ καὶ ὁστισοῦν οὐχ ὅτι ὑβρίσειεν αὐτὸν, ἀλλ' ὅτι μὴ οὐ μεγάλως ἀγήλειεν.
Notes:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is a third person singular optative form of the verb alpha 217.
[1] Cassius Dio 66.2.4. (Mucianus is cross-referenced at mu 1285.)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 October 2000@23:01:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 23 October 2000@07:14:54.
David Whitehead (x-ref; typo; other cosmetics) on 19 November 2003@10:06:27.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 19 November 2003@10:08:54.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 3 January 2012@08:51:08.

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