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Headword: Exolôn
Adler number: epsilon,1788
Translated headword: about to destroy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] being about to expel and drive out of the citizenry.[1] "A sausage-seller is he who is about to destroy this man."[2]
Greek Original:
Exolôn: ekballein mellôn kai exôthein tês politeias. allantopôlês esth' ho touton exolôn.
Notes:
[1] Future participle of e)co/llumi, masculine nominative singular; extracted from the quotation given (but NB, some editions print the variant e)celw=n).
[2] Aristophanes, Knights 143 (web address 1), with scholion. For 'sausage-seller' see alpha 1067; and 'this man' is Kleon (kappa 1731).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; history; politics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 July 2007@01:19:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 27 July 2007@03:05:41.
Catharine Roth (tweaked punctuation) on 27 July 2007@11:51:59.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2012@04:28:54.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 20 September 2012@00:09:01.

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