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Headword: *)ana/kaion
Adler number: alpha,1892
Translated headword: jail
Vetting Status: high
The prison, into which they used to put rascally slaves and those freedman who revolted.[1]. Isaeus in the [speech] Against Hermon Concerning a Pledge [writes]: "he threw Hermocrates into jail, alleging he was a freedman and did not release him before he had exacted thirty drachmas."[2]
Greek Original:
*)ana/kaion: to\ desmwth/rion, ei)s o(\ kateti/qento tou\s ponhrou\s dou/lous kai\ tw=n a)peleuqe/rwn tou\s a)fistame/nous. *)isai=os e)n tw=| pro\s *(/ermwna peri\ e)ggu/hs: *(ermokra/th de\ ei)s to\ a)na/kaion e)ne/bale, fa/skwn a)peleu/qeron ei)=nai kai\ ou) pro/teron a)fh=ke pri\n l# draxma\s e)pra/cato.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
This term is often (but less authentically: see LSJ s.v.) found as a)nagkai=on; see already alpha 1827.
[1] That is, refused to acknowledge their obligations to their former masters.
[2] Isaeus fr. 52 Sauppe.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; law; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 March 2001@15:17:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 30 March 2001@06:34:51.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 23 February 2012@06:17:46.


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