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Headword: *)apo/misqos
Adler number: alpha,3439
Translated headword: dismissed without pay
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unpaid - when someone has done a job for pay and is sent away unpaid. The word occurs in Lysias in the speech In reply to Callicles.[1]
But [plural] a)po/misqoi in Demosthenes [means] those not drawing pay.[2]
Greek Original:
*)apo/misqos: a)/misqos, o( misqou= e)/rgon ti diapraca/menos kai\ a)/misqos a)feime/nos. kei=tai h( le/cis para\ *lusi/a| e)n tw=| pro\s *kallikle/a. *)apo/misqoi de\ para\ *dhmosqe/nei, oi( misqo\n mh\ labo/ntes.
[1] Lysias fr. 138 Sauppe (now 191 Carey OCT).
[2] Demosthenes 4.46, 23.154 (web addresses 1 and 2), cited from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 October 2000@09:59:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; supplemented and modified translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 21 August 2002@07:48:09.
William Hutton (Cosmetics, added links, set status) on 7 November 2002@10:11:29.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 June 2011@08:45:48.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links, raised status) on 29 June 2011@21:52:19.
David Whitehead on 28 August 2015@06:21:20.


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