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Headword: *ti/qesqai
Adler number: tau,572
Translated headword: to place, to settle
Vetting Status: high
"He sent envoys to the Megarians, calling on them even now to settle matters and not to endanger the totality."[1] Meaning to agree with [them], to manage [them].
Greek Original:
*ti/qesqai: o( de\ pre/sbeis e)/steile pro\s tou\s *megare/as, parakalw=n e)/ti kai\ nu=n ti/qesqai ta\ pra/gmata kai\ mh\ kinduneu/ein toi=s o(/lois. a)nti\ tou= sugkatati/qesqai, diapra/ttesqai.
The headword, present middle infinitive of ti/qhmi, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable; attributed by Jonathan Toup (1713-1785) to Polybius. (He uses the phrase ti/qesqai ta\ pra/gmata in 8.21.5.)
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 March 2010@06:30:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 1 April 2010@00:51:20.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 1 April 2010@03:18:18.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 1 May 2011@06:54:53.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2014@05:59:29.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2014@05:59:42.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 18 August 2022@20:55:37.


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