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Headword: *)aph=gen
Adler number: alpha,3142
Translated headword: led away
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] prevented, deterred.
Damascius [writes]: "but Sal[l]ustius led the young men away from philosophy, for one or the other of two causes: either to disagree with their teachers, out of hatred for them plotting against their philosophical occupations, or reflecting on the greatness of the pursuit, to suppose that all men are unworthy of it."[1]
Greek Original:
*)aph=gen: e)kw/luen, a)pe/trepen. *dama/skios: o( de\ *salou/stios a)ph=ge tou\s ne/ous th=s filosofi/as, duoi=n ta\ e(/tera peponqw/s, h)\ proskrou/swn toi=s kaqhgoume/nois, e)/xqra| th=| pro\s e)kei/nous e)pibouleu/wn tai=s filoso/fois diatribai=s, h)\ to\ me/geqos tou= e)pithdeu/matos e)klogizo/menos, oi)/esqai pa/ntas a)nqrw/pous a)naci/ous ei)=nai au)tou=.
The headword verb is perhaps extracted from the quotation given, but there are numerous alternatives.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 144 Zintzen (88 Asmus); cf. sigma 62.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 July 2000@01:37:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (minor cosmetics) on 16 March 2001@05:52:00.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 August 2002@07:26:04.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 29 March 2012@05:01:35.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 March 2012@02:00:24.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 24 January 2014@05:24:09.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 8 August 2015@10:18:01.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 12 September 2015@00:24:56.


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