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Headword: *)enegu/hsen
Adler number: epsilon,1219
Translated headword: pledged, promised
Vetting Status: high
"[Priscus] resolutely pledged to separate the horns [sc. of the battle-line] at once, and thus to await the barbarians."[1] Meaning he commanded/ordered [this].
Greek Original:
*)enegu/hsen: o( de\ e)negu/hse kata\ to\ kartero\n ta\ ke/rata perisxi/sai au)ti/ka, ou(/tw te tou\s barba/rous ei)sde/casqai. a)nti\ tou= parh/ggeilen.
The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is aorist indicative active, third person singular, of e)ggua/w; cf. epsilon 165, epsilon 168, epsilon 169, epsilon 170.
[1] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 8.3.2.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 April 2007@20:11:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 April 2007@03:06:12.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 August 2012@08:06:11.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 July 2015@00:57:51.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2016@03:36:14.


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