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Headword: *swfronisqe/ntas
Adler number: sigma,886
Translated headword: chastened
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [them] reduced.[1] "[Them] exhausted and chastened by their recent defeats."[2]
Greek Original:
*swfronisqe/ntas: a)nti\ tou= tapeinwqe/ntas. tou\s de\ a)peirhko/tas kai\ tai=s e)/nagxos h(/ttais swfronisqe/ntas.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is aorist passive participle, masculine accusative plural, of the verb swfroni/zw (sigma 884).
[1] For this glossing cf. the scholia to Thucydides 6.78.2, where swfronisqw=men occurs.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 September 2010@07:33:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 29 September 2010@02:05:05.
David Whitehead (added primary note) on 29 September 2010@02:57:42.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2011@05:58:20.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2013@05:08:09.
David Whitehead (coding) on 31 January 2016@10:39:45.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2016@06:13:57.


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