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Headword: *)antibo/lhsis
Adler number: alpha,2655
Translated headword: prayer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] summons, supplication.[1]
Thucydides [writes]: "for having turned to prayer and entreaty they reduced [the rest] to despair, as they begged to be taken with them."[2]
Also [sc. attested is] a)ntibolh=sai ["to meet"], [meaning] to encounter, to take part in.[3]
Also [sc. attested is] a)ntibolw= ["I entreat"], [meaning] I supplicate.
It is formed from a)/ntomai ["I meet"] and ba/llw ["I hit"].[4]
Greek Original:
*)antibo/lhsis kai\ *)antiboli/a: para/klhsis, i(kethri/a. *qoukudi/dhs: pro\s ga\r a)ntiboli/an kai\ o)lofurmo\n trapo/menoi, e)s a)pori/an kaqista=sin a)/gein te sfa=s a)ciou=ntes. kai\ *)antibolh=sai, a)panth=sai, metasxei=n. kai\ *)antibolw=, to\ i(keteu/w. pepoi/htai de\ para\ to\ a)/ntomai kai\ ba/llw.
The headwords are two nouns with the same meaning, a)ntibo/lhsis and a)ntiboli/a.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to the Thucydides passage about to be quoted
[2] Thucydides 7.75.4. See web address 1 below for the text (which needs the comma after the finite verb).
[3] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.342, where this aorist infinitive appears.
[4] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Wealth 103, where a)ntibolw= appears. Cf. alpha 2656, eta 402.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; history; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 May 2001@15:01:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 14 May 2001@03:45:47.
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; restorative cosmetics) on 14 August 2002@07:13:39.
Catharine Roth (added betacode, cross-references, and keyword; tweaked translation; raised status) on 14 September 2006@01:13:51.
David Whitehead on 18 March 2012@08:13:24.
David Whitehead on 23 July 2015@11:25:59.


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