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Headword: *de/lear
Adler number: delta,197
Translated headword: bait
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] deceit, trickery.[1]
"Once he had eagerly agreed, he added a subsequent piece of bait, encouraging him to sail off to Demetrius."[2]
Greek Original:
*de/lear: a)pa/th, do/los. tou= de\ proqu/mws sugkataqeme/nou, dele/atos proseti/qei to\ a)ko/louqon parakalw=n pleu=sai pro\s to\n *dhmh/trion.
cf. generally delta 196, delta 198, delta 199, delta 200.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] Polybius fr. 124 Büttner-Wobst. Büttner-Wobst notes (p. 531) that Bernhardy attributed this fragment to Polybius.
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 December 2003@17:48:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 December 2003@05:55:00.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 18 June 2012@06:33:04.
David Whitehead on 8 October 2015@11:00:53.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography) on 9 August 2018@02:37:48.


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