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Headword: *)ako/niton
Adler number: alpha,924
Translated headword: aconite
Vetting Status: high
A kind of plant [sc. which is also a] drug.[1]
"But by drinking aconite he escaped this [sc. charge] a)koniti/."[2] That is, without trouble.[3]
Greek Original:
*)ako/niton: ei)=dos bota/nhs farma/kou. a)lla\ piw\n a)ko/niton u(pe/kfuge tou=t' a)koniti/. toute/sti xwri\s ko/pou.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] Same glossing, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1039).
[2] Diogenes Laertius 5.8: the third line of a short poem of his own (= Greek Anthology 7.107.3) on the supposed suicide of Aristotle (ib. 5.6, and see under alpha 3929).
[3] For a)koniti/, "dustless", see alpha 923.
Keywords: athletics; biography; botany; definition; ethics; imagery; law; medicine; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 February 2001@03:08:13.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Raised status) on 22 February 2001@23:23:47.
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 21 June 2004@08:33:55.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 26 January 2012@08:24:44.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 31 January 2012@00:59:34.
David Whitehead on 13 May 2015@10:41:48.


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