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Headword: *)embriqe/s
Adler number: epsilon,958
Translated headword: weighty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] solid, sturdy.[1]
"[...] the opinion which had prevailed concerning the emperor Justin, that he was very serious and careful."[2]
"And Peter the rhetorician and teacher was serious and unassailable in the practice of rhetoric to appease the barbarians' attitudes."[3]
Greek Original:
*)embriqe/s: sterro/n, stibaro/n. th\n peri\ basile/ws *)iousti/nou krath/sasan do/can, w(/s e)sti ma/la e)mbriqh/s te kai\ kathkribwme/nos. kai\ *pe/tros o( r(h/twr kai\ ma/gistros e)mbriqh/s te h)=n kai\ a)na/lwtos e)n tw=| r(htoreu/ein katamala/cai fronh/mata barbarika/.
cf. epsilon 959, epsilon 960, epsilon 961, epsilon 962.
[1] The headword is neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective; same or similar glossing in other lexica; evidently quoted from somewhere (there are numerous possibilities).
[2] Menander Protector fr. 6.2 Blockley; quoted again at iota 449.
[3] Menander Protector fr. 9.1 Blockley; quoted more fully at pi 1406.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 February 2007@00:19:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 February 2007@03:15:24.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 21 February 2007@10:43:12.
David Whitehead (updated MG refs) on 3 January 2012@05:32:00.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 16 August 2012@04:24:47.


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