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Headword: *probolh/
Adler number: pi,2346
Translated headword: probole; defence
Vetting Status: high
A public lawsuit [sc. in classical Athens] against blackmailers.[1]
"Come now, let us define his defence of the choice on the basis of which he created this present life of his."[2]
Greek Original:
*probolh/: grafh\ kata\ tw=n sukofantou/ntwn. fe/re nu=n, o(risw/meqa th\n probolh\n au)tou= th=s ai(re/sews, e)f' h(=| to\n paro/nta tou=ton e)poih/sato bi/on.
The entry embraces two different senses of the headword noun probolh/.
[1] Likewise in Photius (pi1192 Theodoridis) and in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon, similarly elsewhere. For some instances of the headword in this sense, see LSJ s.v., V. For 'blackmailers' cf. generally sigma 1330.
[2] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 May 2010@08:09:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 May 2010@20:00:25.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 4 May 2010@03:20:01.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2011@08:09:00.
David Whitehead on 14 October 2013@07:21:03.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 27 December 2014@19:22:05.


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