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Headword: Ἱστορῆσαι
Adler number: iota,697
Translated headword: to observe
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to view.[1]
Hecataeus was the first to produce history in prose, [and] Pherecydes [wrote the first prose] composition [sc. of any sort]. For the writings of Agesilaos are spurious.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἱστορῆσαι: θεάσασθαι. ὅτι ὁ Ἑκαταῖος πρῶτος ἱστορίαν πεζῶς ἐξήνεγκε, συγγραφὴν Φερεκύδης: τὰ γὰρ Ἀγησιλάου νοθεύεται.
Notes:
[1] The headword is aorist active infinitive of ἱστορέω (cf. iota 696). Same glossing in other lexica; and cf. generally iota 699.
[2] From epsilon 360, q.v.; see also sigma 1284.
Keywords: biography; chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 April 2006@00:22:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 20 April 2006@03:41:52.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2013@04:03:24.

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