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Headword: *(hrmo/santo
Adler number: eta,532
Translated headword: they fitted, they fixed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they arranged well.[1] "They fitted [matters] according to their wishes and agreed to give ten talents."[2]
Polybius [writes]: "the soldiers were fixing everything for the return journey home."[3] Meaning they were becoming [sc. ready], they were preparing.
Greek Original:
*(hrmo/santo: eu)fuw=s diete/qhsan. oi( de\ h(rmo/santo pro\s th\n bou/lhsin kai\ sune/qento de/ka ta/lanta dw/sein. *polu/bios: oi( de\ stratiw=tai pa/nta h(rmo/zonto pro\s th\n ei)s oi)=kon e)pa/nodon. a)nti\ tou= e)gi/nonto, pareskeua/zonto.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the first quotation given) is the aorist indicative middle, third person plural, of a(rmo/zw/a(rmo/ttw; cf. eta 533, eta 534 (and alpha 3976 for the gloss).
[2] Polybius fr. 162a Büttner-Wobst. Büttner-Wobst notes (535) that this fragment was attributed to Polybius by Casaubon.
[3] Polybius fr. 51 Büttner-Wobst. While not agreeing, Büttner-Wobst notes (521) that Hultsch judged the Suda to have erred in attributing this fragment to Polybius.
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 November 2006@19:24:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref and keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 November 2006@03:13:06.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 December 2012@08:22:10.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 23 December 2012@23:24:29.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 16 September 2018@01:35:09.
Ronald Allen (typos and minor grammatical addition in n.1, expanded n.1, added bibliography, expanded n.3) on 7 October 2018@03:30:28.


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