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Headword: *lewrgo/s
Adler number: lambda,274
Translated headword: rebel
Vetting Status: high
Aeschylus [writes]: "to bind this rebel to the lofty-clifted stones". Concerning Prometheus.[1] That is, all-daring, one who dies for the people.[2]
Greek Original:
*lewrgo/s: *ai)sxu/los: pe/trais u(yhlokrh/mnois to\n lewrgo\n o)xma/sai. peri\ *promhqe/ws. toute/stin o( pa/ntolmos, o( u(pe\r tou= lew= a)poqnh/skwn.
cf. Hesychius lambda791 (s.v. lewrgo/n).
[1] (?)Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 4-5, quoted more fully at epsilon 2978.
[2] The etymology of lewrgo/s is unclear, but it is more likely from le/ws 'at will' + e)/rgw 'work' (cf. LSJ, web address 1). For the etymology given here cf. the scholion to (?)Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 5 (and lambda 275).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 29 February 2008@18:21:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 March 2008@04:41:53.
David Whitehead on 5 April 2013@04:41:58.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 6 April 2013@00:16:37.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2015@10:49:20.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 13 March 2021@23:04:30.


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