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Headword: *)aphnqhkw/s
Adler number: alpha,3169
Translated headword: having finished blooming, having lost one's bloom
Vetting Status: high
"With the Greeks having lost their bloom, the Christians began to make progress."
Greek Original:
*)aphnqhkw/s: tw=n *(ellh/nwn a)phnqhko/twn, ta\ tw=n *xristianw=n proe/kopten.
The unglossed headword is the masculine nominative singular of this perfect participle (from a)panqe/w; cf. alpha 2896). The quotation includes its masculine genitive plural. Neither is otherwise attested.
Adler attributes the quotation to the Lives of the Saints by Symeon Metaphrastes.
Keywords: Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 July 2000@23:04:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 19 August 2002@08:44:05.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 3 October 2005@09:55:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 29 March 2012@08:44:05.
David Whitehead (coding) on 9 August 2015@05:31:18.


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