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Headword: *klhto/s
Adler number: kappa,1798
Translated headword: having been invoked, having been summoned
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he who has been called,[1] and has come not of his own accord.
"When the Lacedaemonians questioned the oracle about war, [the oracle] said the the god would come both summoned and unsummoned: and for those who fought strongly there would be a victory."[2]
Greek Original:
*klhto/s: o( keklhme/nos, kai\ mh\ au)qai/retos h(/kwn. xrwme/nois *lakedaimoni/ois peri\ pole/mou, kai\ klhto\s o( qeo\s e)/fh kai\ a)/klhtos h(/cein: kai\ polemou=si kata\ kra/tos ni/khn e)/sesqai.
[1] Different glossing, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian and Laurentian lexica. For the feminine of this adjective, see kappa 1793.
[2] cf. alpha 899, kappa 254.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; military affairs; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 March 2008@22:13:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 9 March 2008@05:42:51.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 2 December 2008@21:30:43.
David Whitehead on 3 March 2013@06:04:50.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@09:20:34.


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