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Headword: *ou)de\n a)ni/ei
Adler number: omicron,782
Translated headword: was not slackening at all
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"He himself was not slackening[1] at all, having shown himself an example of other training and especially of every kind of military deed."[2]
And elsewhere: "the young man [Germanus] was slackening no more, pushing back the attacks and considering every counsel of defense."[3]
Greek Original:
*ou)de\n a)ni/ei: au)to/s te ou)de\n a)ni/ei, para/deigma e(auto\n e)pideiknu\s th=s te a)/llhs a)skh/sews kai\ panto\s e)/rgou stratiwtikou=. kai\ au)=qis: ou)de/n ti ple/on a)ni/ei o( neani/as ta/s te prosbola\s a)nako/ptwn kai\ pa=san boulh\n a)munthri/wn dianoou/menos.
Notes:
The headword phrase is presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Imperfect active of a)ni/hmi, third person singular. For the idiom, see also omicron 781.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Both it and the one following were transmitted via the Excerpta made for Constantine Porphyrogenitus.)
[3] Agathias, Histories 5.21 (reading boulh\n a)munthri/an "defensive counsel"); quoted already at alpha 2461.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 July 2010@01:12:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (removed a keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 5 July 2010@03:09:37.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2013@04:11:11.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 1 August 2013@12:44:16.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 February 2021@00:59:47.

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