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Headword: *)apekarte/rhsen
Adler number: alpha,2988
Translated headword: starved himself to death.
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he disposed of himself. "Lycurgus came to Crete and starved himself to death, in order that he would not destroy the laws which he had established."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apekarte/rhsen: e(auto\n diexrh/sato. o( de\ *lukou=rgos e)lqw\n ei)s *krh/thn a)pekarte/rhsen, i(/na mh\ lu/sh| tou\s no/mous, ou(\s e)/qhken.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] This quotation reappears, with slightly altered wording, at alpha 3336 (accusative case) and lambda 824. In no form is its source identifiable.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; geography; historiography; history; law
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@13:43:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 20 December 2000@03:41:19.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 18 August 2002@09:11:18.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 11 November 2005@07:30:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 March 2011@06:03:01.
David Whitehead on 26 March 2012@06:31:57.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@04:09:51.


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