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Headword: *diaspeu/sas
Adler number: delta,762
Translated headword: having incited
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having aroused, having encouraged. "Having incited the soldiers, and having exhorted the chiliarchs to take the matter in hand [...]."[1]
Greek Original:
*diaspeu/sas: diegei/ras, parormh/sas. tou\s me\n stratiw/tas diaspeu/sas, tou\s de\ xilia/rxous parakale/sas a(/yasqai th=s pra/cews.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius fr. 126 Büttner-Wobst (contextless). Büttner-Wobst notes (p. 531) that Valesius (Henri de Valois 1603-1676) attributed this fragment to Polybius. Schweighäuser, however, remained doubtful that it was genuinely Polybian (ibid.).
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 October 2003@22:24:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 22 October 2003@04:23:44.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 July 2012@06:51:45.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography) on 13 August 2018@15:24:30.


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