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Headword: *)/akomyon
Adler number: alpha,921
Translated headword: unadorned
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] mean, ineffectual.
"A man [...] who had ascended the tribunals of the praetor; among Romans this office [is] not an unadorned one."[1]
Greek Original:
*)/akomyon: eu)tele\s, a)pa/nourgon. a)/ndra tw=n tou= prai/twros e)piba/nta bhma/twn: a)rxh\ de/ tis au(/th para\ *(rwmai/ois ou)k a)/komyos.
The headword is neuter singular of this adjective, evidently quoted from somewhere (other than the quotation given, where it is masculine/feminine singular). Under the same lemma Photius, Lexicon alpha791 Theodoridis, begins with the second of these glosses but then turns to different material and cites a fragment of Euripides.
[1] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 1.4.6 (here abridged); cf. ps.-Zonaras p.110.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; tragedy
Translated by: Clayton Lehmann on 20 October 2000@14:56:03.
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