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Headword: *)athmeli/a
Adler number: alpha,4352
Translated headword: neglect
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] disregard, lack of attention.
Agathias [writes]: "for the long walls had fallen in many places on account of time and neglect, and the structure of the greatest defensive wall[1] had been destroyed."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related adjective] a)thmelh/tous ["them neglected"], [meaning them] unconsidered, shown too little attention.[3]
Greek Original:
*)athmeli/a: h( katafro/nhsis, h( a)me/leia. *)agaqi/as: ta\ ga\r makra\ tei/xh pollaxou= u(po\ xro/nou kai\ a)thmeli/as e)peptw/kei, kai\ diele/luto h( tou= megi/stou e(/rmatos oi)kodomi/a. kai\ *)athmelh/tous, a)pronoh/tous, li/an h)melhme/nous.
[1] Reading e)/ruma (Agathias: see next note) rather than e(/rma (here).
[2] An approximation of Agathias, Histories 5.13.
[3] This accusative plural must be quoted from somewhere -- very probably (despite the masculine glossing) Aeschylus, Agamemnon 891; see the scholia there (with h)melhme/nas).
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 23 March 2002@08:35:08.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Modified translation, added note and keywords) on 24 March 2002@00:43:34.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 10 April 2002@05:01:18.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 28 April 2012@07:48:17.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 July 2015@00:17:18.
David Whitehead on 3 September 2015@03:02:54.


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