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Headword: *(upobh/sontai
Adler number: upsilon,450
Translated headword: they will step back
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they will be diminished, they will fall down. "[Saying] that they will not, either, willingly step back from the glory in which they now are, and they will give authority to you to do whatever you believe to be to their advantage."[1]
Greek Original:
*(upobh/sontai: tapeinwqw=sin, u(pope/swsin. o(/ti ou)/te tou= au)xh/matos, e)f' ou(= nu=n ei)sin, u(pobh/sontai e(ko/ntes kai\ poih/sousin e)cousi/an soi tou= pra/ttein o(/ ti a)\n au)toi=s u(polamba/nh|s sunoi/sein.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 8.48.4; also in alpha 4542, q.v.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 12 June 2008@22:21:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 13 June 2008@03:06:38.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@09:52:04.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2013@06:49:30.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 28 November 2013@23:30:51.


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