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Headword: *metewrisqe/ntwn
Adler number: mu,766
Translated headword: having been raised up
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] having been lifted up.[1] "When the Boeotians had been raised [sc. in spirit] by their success," Chabrias laid these men low.[2]
Greek Original:
*metewrisqe/ntwn: e)parqe/ntwn. metewrisqe/ntwn de\ tw=n *boiwtw=n dia\ th\n eu)hmeri/an, tou/tous *xabri/as e)tapei/nwse.
= Phrynichus, Praeparatio sophistica fr.332. (It is not clear why Adler called this a false attribution.)
[1] The headword is the aorist passive participle of metewri/zw in the genitive plural, as in the quotation given. For this verb cf. mu 765.
[2] Diodorus Siculus 15.69.1; the first clause (including the headword) is quoted verbatim, the second summarises the rest of the chapter. (See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II pp.LXXVI-LXXVII.) For Chabrias, an Athenian general of the C4 BCE, see xi 33, chi 1.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 January 2006@22:16:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented and modified n.2) on 23 January 2006@03:24:32.
David Whitehead (modified tr; modified and augmented notes) on 17 May 2009@11:18:10.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 10 October 2011@08:57:13.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2013@09:25:20.


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