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Headword: *)enqousiw/sas
Adler number: epsilon,1367
Translated headword: possessing, which possess
Vetting Status: high
The Pisidian [writes]: "and [they] kindled the lawless pleasures of Sarbaros which possess [people] with the fire of drunkenness."[1] Meaning [which] stir up, madden.
Greek Original:
*)enqousiw/sas: *pisi/dhs: kai\ ta\s a)qe/smous h(dona\s tou= *sarba/rou e)nqousiw/sas th=| purw/sei th=s me/qhs e)pecanh=pton. a)nti\ tou= e)canegeirou/sas, mainome/nas.
The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is present participle, feminine accusative plural, of the verb e)nqousia/w (cf. epsilon 1364), here transitive.
[1] George of Pisidia, Heraclias 3 fr. 38 (which should read "pleasures of the barbarian").
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 31 August 2002@02:00:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; modified translation; augmented notes) on 31 August 2002@08:52:10.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 3 September 2002@00:33:52.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 27 August 2012@07:39:21.
Catharine Roth (tweaked reference) on 26 November 2014@23:40:56.


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