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Headword: Συγγράφω
Adler number: sigma,1284
Translated headword: I compose, I write
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Used] with an accusative. [As in] "and [he] composing the political speeches".[1]
[Note] that[2] Hekataios was the first to express history in prose, whereas Pherekydes[3] [wrote the first prose] composition [of any sort]. For the [writings] of Agesilaos are spurious.[4]
Greek Original:
Συγγράφω: αἰτιατικῇ. καὶ τοὺς πολιτικοὺς λόγους συγγράφων. ὅτι Ἑκαταῖος πρῶτος ἱστορίαν πεζῶς ἐξήνεγκε, συγγραφὴν δὲ Φερεκύδης: τὰ γὰρ Ἀγησιλάου νοθεύεται.
Notes:
LSJ s.v. II 1
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
[2] From epsilon 360.
[3] phi 214; see also phi 215, phi 216, phi 217.
[4] Translation quoted from epsilon 360 (q.v.); see also iota 697. This text is Hecataeus FGrH 1 T1 = Acusilaus FGrH 2 T7 = Pherecydes T2 (D–K).
Keywords: biography; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 25 June 2007@18:05:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 June 2007@03:50:41.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 22 August 2011@05:44:33.
David Whitehead on 2 January 2014@04:45:50.

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