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Headword: *palaisth/s
Adler number: pi,65
Translated headword: wrestler, adversary
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] opponent.
"That man [is] a clever adversary; but even clever intentions are often hindered."[1]
Greek Original:
*palaisth/s: a)ntagwnisth/s. sofo\s palaisth\s kei=nos: a)lla\ xa)i sofai\ gnw=mai e)mpodi/zontai qama/.
cf. generally pi 59, pi 62, pi 67.
[1] Sophocles, Philoctetes 431-2 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; definition; ethics; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 August 2010@01:20:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs; another keyword; cosmetics) on 13 August 2010@03:55:41.
David Whitehead on 26 August 2011@06:19:26.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 27 August 2011@11:55:54.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2013@06:44:01.


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