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Headword: *)epartwme/nwn
Adler number: epsilon,1983
Translated headword: dangling, suspended
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] hanging.[1] "[It is said that] the man reached such a level of endurance that, even with the greatest fears dangling over him and tortures being brought to bear on him, he did not utter any of the forbidden things."[2]
Greek Original:
*)epartwme/nwn: e)pikremame/nwn. to\n a)/ndra e)pi\ toso/nde karteri/as e)lqei=n w(/ste megi/stwn fo/bwn e)partwme/nwn kai\ basa/nwn prosagome/nwn au)tw=| ou)de\n tw=n a)porrh/twn ei)pei=n.
[1] The headword is present middle/passive participle, genitive plural (presumably extracted from the quotation given), of e)parta/w; cf. generally epsilon 1982.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 320 Zintzen.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 August 2007@07:52:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 August 2007@23:16:41.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 22 August 2007@03:18:40.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2012@09:32:52.


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