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Headword: *)/emplhktoi
Adler number: epsilon,1026
Translated headword: amazed, impulsive
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning those who have] gone mad.[1]
"How terrible and rash he was, and tending to reckon madness and impulsiveness as courage."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/emplhktoi: memhno/tes. w(s deino/s te h)=n kai\ au)qa/dhs, kai\ oi(=os to\ maniw=des kai\ e)/mplhkton a)ndrei/an h(gei=sqai.
[1] The headword is nominative plural of this adjective, with same or similar glossing in other lexica. It must be quoted from somewhere (possibly Sophocles -- see epsilon 1027 -- though there are alternatives).
[2] Agathias, Histories (ed. Niebuhr) 1.4 p.22, on Theudebert (cf. theta 299), king of the Franks 533-547 CE; cf. Frendo (12). On Theudebert, see also alpha 2241 and tau 745.
J.D. Frendo, trans., Agathias: The Histories, (Berlin 1975)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; medicine; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 March 2007@00:49:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 2 March 2007@03:08:46.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 2 March 2007@10:46:48.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 19 August 2012@06:03:16.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 July 2015@00:53:42.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, added cross-references) on 19 October 2023@11:40:49.


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