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Headword: *)antia/sas
Adler number: alpha,2652
Translated headword: having approached, having faced, having met
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having taken part in.[1]
In the Epigrams: "he brings [you] gifts, having approached trembling old age."[2]
And elsewhere Sophocles [writes]: "but I approach [you as suppliant], before we are utterly destroyed and our race deserted."[3]
Greek Original:
*)antia/sas: metasxw/n. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: dw=ra fe/rei tromerou= gh/raos a)ntia/sas. kai\ au)=qis *sofoklh=s: a)ll' a)ntia/zw, pri\n panwle/qrous to\ pa=n h(ma=s t' o)le/sqai ka)cerhmw=sai ge/nos.
cf. alpha 2650.
[1] The headword participle occurs in Homer, Iliad 1.67, and this is the gloss of the scholia there.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.28.8 (Julian, prefect of Egypt), a retiring fisherman's dedication to Hermes; again at gamma 456. Find further extracts from this epigram at epsilon 265, iota 336, and iota 755.
[3] Sophocles, Electra 1009-10 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 May 2001@14:52:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented notes; added keyword) on 14 May 2001@04:36:07.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 18 March 2012@08:10:51.
David Whitehead on 23 July 2015@11:20:46.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 26 August 2015@00:30:50.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added cross-references, added keyword) on 9 September 2023@12:04:06.


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