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Headword: *)apoluo/menos
Adler number: alpha,3430
Translated headword: dismissing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] mounting a defense on someone's behalf.
"He sent around embassies [sc. because he was] dismissing the slanders which he learned had arisen against him."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apoluo/menos: u(perapologou/menos. o( de\ presbei/as diepe/mpeto a)poluo/menos ta\s diabola\s, a(\s kat' au)tou= gi/nesqai e)punqa/neto.
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras. The headword, a present middle-voice participle, is probably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
For this verb cf. alpha 3431 (active).
[1] Quotation unidentifiable. (Attributed to Polybius by Valckenaer.)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; law
Translated by: William Hutton on 29 January 2002@23:03:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 30 January 2002@04:14:22.
Ross Scaife ✝ (fixed a typo) on 30 January 2002@09:02:08.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks) on 9 February 2011@08:18:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 3 April 2012@08:52:35.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 August 2015@06:07:18.


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