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Headword: *makrw=|
Adler number: mu,83
Translated headword: far beyond, by far
Vetting Status: high
Meaning by much. Eunapius [writes]: "Carinus the emperor,[1] having come into power and wielding supreme authority, engaged in so great an evil tyranny that he made golden the tyranny acted out in tragic drama. And thus by his deeds went far beyond the name [sc. of tyrant]."[2]
And elsewhere: "of them all, he was by far the most outrageous."[3]
Greek Original:
*makrw=|: a)nti\ tou= polu/. *eu)na/pios: *kari=nos o( basileu/s, geno/menos e)n e)cousi/a| kai\ boulh/sews ku/rios a)ne/drame thlikou=ton kako\n e)s turanni/da, w(/ste a)pe/deice xruso\n th\n tragw|doume/nhn turanni/da. ou(/tw kai\ tou)/noma toi=s e)/rgois makrw=| parh=lqe. kai\ au)=qis: tou/twn a(pa/ntwn h)=n u(bristo/tatos makrw=|.
The headword, presumably extracted from the first quotation given but also illustrated by the second, is the masculine/neuter dative singular of the adjective makro/s; see generally LSJ s.v. See also mu 84.
[1] Marcus Aurelius Carinus was Emperor (283-285) in the west: cf. kappa 391, delta 1205 note, and see OCD(4) s.v.
[2] Quoted approximately from Eunapius fr.4 FHG (4.14).
[3] Aristophanes, Wasps 1303 (web address 1); cf. pi 735.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; chronology; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; politics; tragedy
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 9 November 2007@22:10:08.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 10 November 2007@13:00:30.
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