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Headword: *)antelamba/nonto
Adler number: alpha,2622
Translated headword: they used to take hold of
Vetting Status: high
"Sleeps of great length always used to take hold of her." Meaning used to seize [her]. "The daytime ones [lasted] until the beginning of the nights, and the night-time ones until sunrise."[1]
Greek Original:
*)antelamba/nonto: u(/pnoi te au)th=s a)ei\ makro/tatoi a)ntelamba/nonto. a)nti\ tou= diede/xonto. h(merinoi\ me\n a)/xri prw/twn nuktw=n, nukterinoi\ de\ a)/xris h(li/ou a)ni/sxontos.
The headword verb is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Procopius, Secret History 15.8, on Theodora.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; medicine; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 July 2000@22:17:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords) on 11 March 2001@10:21:41.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 14 August 2002@05:20:36.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 18 March 2012@05:49:00.
David Whitehead on 23 July 2015@02:51:11.


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