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Headword: *)epraciko/pei
Adler number: epsilon,2855
Translated headword: took by treachery
Vetting Status: high
"Organizing traitors in it for a long time, he tried to take the city by treachery."[1]
Greek Original:
*)epraciko/pei: o( de\ e)praciko/pei th\n po/lin e)k pollou= kataskeuazo/menos e)n au)th=| prodo/tas.
The unglossed headword is third person singular, imperfect, of this verb (for which cf. pi 2214 and pi 2215), a favourite of Polybius's. Here it is evidently extracted from the quotation given; in context its sense, it seems, is conative.
[1] Polybius fr. 153 B├╝ttner-Wobst. (A commonplace occurrence, so the individual and location cannot be identified.)
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 December 2007@00:45:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 21 December 2007@04:07:50.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2012@07:49:52.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 5 February 2016@03:32:58.
David Whitehead (tweaked hw and tr; another note) on 5 February 2016@03:41:56.
Ronald Allen (cosmetic) on 16 April 2018@01:08:19.
Catharine Roth (inserted note number) on 16 April 2018@01:43:00.


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