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Headword: *(upospairou/shs
Adler number: upsilon,579
Translated headword: gasping for air
Vetting Status: high
"[...] and while she was still gasping for air they cut out her eyes."[1]
Greek Original:
*(upospairou/shs: kai\ tou\s o)fqalmou\s au)th=s mikro\n u(pospairou/shs e)/ti e)kko/ptousin.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation.
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AFV.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 52 Asmus, now 105 Zintzen, 43E Athanassiadi. (But note alternative attributions: to Aelian by Valckenaer; to Symeon Metaphrastes by Adler.) Athanassiadi believes it belongs to the narrative of Hypatia's death (upsilon 166).
Damascius, The Philosophical History, text with translation and notes by Polymnia Athanassiadi (Athens 1999)
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; philosophy; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 February 2003@00:03:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 6 February 2003@02:52:21.
David Whitehead (more notes and keywords) on 29 November 2013@03:06:37.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2016@05:48:25.
Catharine Roth (my typo) on 11 June 2016@12:56:32.


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