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Headword: Δηλήσεται
Adler number: delta,404
Translated headword: will be baneful (to), will do mischief (to)
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] will damage/harm, will destroy.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related noun] δήλησις ["bane, mischief"], [meaning] harm. "Thieves approaching for bane of [= to] the cattle of Thespiades"[2]
Greek Original:
Δηλήσεται: βλάψει, διαφθερεῖ. καὶ Δήλησις, ἡ βλάβη. λῃστὰς ἐπελθόντας ἐπὶ δηλήσει τῶν βοῶν Θεσπιάδου.
Notes:
Future of δηλέομαι , third person singular: cf. generally delta 402, delta 403, epsilon 224.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and see also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 14.102, where the headword occurs.
[2] Thespiades is the eponymous founder of Thespiai (theta 276, theta 277) in Boeotia, central Greece. As to the quotation itself, in the accusative plural, Adler suggested Nicolaus of Damascus (nu 393), and this is taken up and confirmed by Favuzzi [below] in his study of eleven Suda entries -- cf. delta 1591, epsilon 935, epsilon 1539, epsilon 3022, theta 274, theta 412, kappa 2029, pi 1697, pi 2069, pi 2678 -- which all in his view relate to Heracles and all come from Nicolaus.
Reference:
Andrea Favuzzi, "L'Eracleide nascosta della Suda", Annali della facolta di littere e filosofia della universita di Bari "Aldo Moro" 54-55 (2011-2012) 107-120
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; geography; mythology; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 September 2002@02:51:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 10 October 2002@01:29:40.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 10 October 2002@03:16:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 25 June 2012@07:46:58.
Catharine Roth (another cross-reference) on 30 July 2012@12:23:27.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2, with bibliography) on 12 March 2014@06:31:05.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 13 March 2014@00:18:28.
David Whitehead on 15 October 2015@03:11:00.
Catharine Roth (expanded primary note) on 18 July 2016@02:00:17.

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