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Headword: *diw/comai/ se deili/as
Adler number: delta,1247
Translated headword: I will pursue you on a charge of cowardice
Vetting Status: high
Meaning I will prosecute you.[1]
"Hauling him in front of the judges they pursued him {who had prosecuted} on a charge of tyranny".[2]
Greek Original:
*diw/comai/ se deili/as: a)nti\ tou= kathgorh/sw sou. e)s dikasta\s au)to\n a)gago/ntes e)di/wcan kathgorh/santa turanni/dos.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 367, with explanation from the scholia there. For the idiom cf. generally delta 1228, delta 1229, delta 1232.
[2] Perhaps Aelian (so Adler). In any event, the active participle kathgorh/santa is best deleted (Valckenaer).
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; military affairs; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 May 2003@09:45:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 30 May 2003@19:39:50.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 1 June 2003@04:16:46.
David Whitehead (typo; more keywords) on 11 February 2011@06:22:10.
David Whitehead on 13 July 2012@09:04:39.


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