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Headword: Ἐξιστάμενος
Adler number: epsilon,1771
Translated headword: making way [for]
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [he] yielding [to].[1] "So Marcellus was in control of affairs, yielding to Julian only the name and dress, but keeping the truer authority in his own hands."[2]
[The term] is also applied to [someone] astounded.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐξιστάμενος: ἀντὶ τοῦ παραχωρῶν. ὁ οὖν Μάρκελλος κύριος ἦν τῶν πραγμάτων, ὀνόματος μόνου καὶ σχήματος τῷ Ἰουλιανῷ ἐξιστάμενος, τὴν δὲ ἀληθεστέραν αὐτὸς ἀρχὴν μεταχειριζόμενος. τάττεται δὲ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἐκπληττόμενος.
[1] The headword is present middle participle of ἐξίστημι , masculine nominative singular; presumably extracted from the quotation given. For the verb, cf. epsilon 624, epsilon 1661, epsilon 1770, epsilon 1772.
[2] Eunapius fr. 8a FHG (4.16); Blockley, Eunapius fr. 16.[2].
[3] cf. epsilon 1660, epsilon 1773; also the related noun ἔκστασις at epsilon 622.
Blockley, R.C. The Fragmentary Classicising Historians of the Later Roman Empire: Eunapius, Olympiodorus, Priscus and Malchus. Vol. II. Liverpool: Francis Cairns, 1983.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 July 2007@19:34:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented translation; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 15 July 2007@04:54:38.
Catharine Roth (added note with cross-references) on 15 July 2007@16:04:54.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2012@08:13:03.
Aaron Baker (modified translation; added Blockley citation & bibliographical entry.) on 28 July 2014@22:39:03.
Aaron Baker (Added brackets to Blockley fragment (brackets are used by Blockley to indicate possibly by Eunapius).) on 28 September 2014@17:53:30.


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