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Headword: *(ra=|sta
Adler number: rho,52
Translated headword: most recklessly, very recklessly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] easily, unconcernedly.[1]
"To leave Polyneikes unburied, because, being very reckless, he waged war on his fatherland."[2]
Greek Original:
*(ra=|sta: r(a|di/ws, eu)xerw=s. *polunei/khn e)a=n a)/tafon, o(/ti r(a=|stos w)\n e)pi\ th\n patri/da e)stra/teuse.
[1] (cf. rho 40.) The headword is neuter plural (of a superlative), used adverbially.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggested Aelian.) In any event, for Polyneikes cf. kappa 18, omicroniota 34 -- and on the question of whether he should be buried see the Antigone of Sophocles.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; military affairs; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 April 2004@01:57:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headqword and translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 4 April 2004@06:11:00.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 24 August 2011@04:24:10.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2013@08:41:09.


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