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Headword: *(/oson ou)k h)/dh ponhrw=s te kai\ a)qli/ws a)poloume/nwn
Adler number: omicron,701
Translated headword: [they] having already all but perished both wickedly and miserably
Vetting Status: high
And elsewhere: "for that man was already all but ruling[1] over Asia."
Greek Original:
*(/oson ou)k h)/dh ponhrw=s te kai\ a)qli/ws a)poloume/nwn. kai\ au)=qis: e)kei=non ga\r o(/son ou) basileu/ein th=s *)asi/as.
Two quotations (to illustrate the o(/son ou)/ou)k idiom, for which see already omicron 700) from unknown historiographical sources, transmitted via the Excerpta made for Constantine Porphyrogenitus.
[1] Infinitive, perhaps in indirect discourse. Bernhardy suggested the future infinitive basileu/sein: "would be all but ruling."
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 May 2010@00:57:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 28 May 2010@03:06:28.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2013@03:30:41.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 30 July 2013@23:37:09.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 14 February 2021@01:05:59.


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