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Headword: *au)/xhma
Adler number: alpha,4542
Translated headword: boast, glory
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning object of] pride.[1]
[Object of] exaltation.
"And [saying] that they will not, either, willingly step back from the glory in which they now are, and they will give you authority to do whatever you believe to be to their advantage."[2]
And elsewhere: "[remembering] from what an initial brilliance and glory [the expedition] had arrived at such an end and humiliation."[3]
Greek Original:
*au)/xhma: semnolo/ghma. u(/ywma. kai\ o(/ti ou)/te au)xh/matos, e)f' ou(= nu=n ei)sin, e(ko/ntes u(pobh/sontai, kai\ poih/sousin e)cousi/an soi pra/ttein, o(/ ti a)\n au)toi=s u(polamba/nh|s sunoi/sein. kai\ au)=qis: a)po\ oi(/as lampro/thtos kai\ au)xh/matos tou= prw/tou ei)s oi(/an teleuth\n kai\ tapeinofrosu/nhn a)fi=kto.
cf. generally alpha 4541, alpha 4546.
[1] Same glossing (of this neuter noun) in other lexica.
[2] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 8.48.4; cf. upsilon 450.
[3] Thucydides 7.75.6 (Nicias on the Athenian forces in Sicily, 413 BCE): web address 1 below.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 August 2001@17:17:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword; cosmetics) on 9 August 2001@05:00:23.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 28 August 2002@07:09:00.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 May 2012@08:31:58.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, coding) on 28 November 2013@23:33:19.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@04:45:36.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 22 December 2015@00:51:25.


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