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Headword: *katacaino/menoi
Adler number: kappa,683
Translated headword: being carded
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] being scourged.[1] "The men being carded with blows by their leaders and being killed outside by their enemies chose the quickest death [at the hands] of the barbarians in preference to the [death which was] unlawful and very brutal and very lingering and having a painful [extent of] time."[2]
Greek Original:
*katacaino/menoi: mastizo/menoi. plhgai=s katacaino/menoi u(po\ tw=n a)rxo/ntwn oi( a)/nqrwpoi kai\ e)/cwqen u(po\ tw=n polemi/wn a)nairou/menoi th\n e(toimota/thn tw=n barba/rwn h(|rou=nto teleuth\n pro\ th=s e)kqe/smou te kai\ a)selgesta/ths parateinou/shs te kai\ to\n o)dunhro\n e)xou/shs xro/non.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present middle/passive participle of katacai/nw, masculine nominative plural. For the verb see also kappa 681, kappa 682, kappa 684.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler tentatively attributed it to Eunapius.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 July 2008@01:22:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 July 2008@03:21:39.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2013@06:46:35.


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