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Headword: *)epigenh/mata
Adler number: epsilon,2261
Translated headword: consequences, after-symptoms
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] things which grow up in the aftermath of wounds.
Polybius [writes]: "where war is concerned, those who think straight must do what those who encounter illnesses do -- assign no less an importance to the later symptoms than to the initial conditions".[1]
Greek Original:
*)epigenh/mata: ta\ e)c u(ste/rou toi=s trau/masin a)nafuo/mena. *polu/bios: dei= tou\s o)rqw=s bouleuome/nous peri\ tou= pole/mou, kaqa/per kai\ tou\s e)n tai=s a)rrwsti/ais, mhde\n h(=tton tw=n e)pigenhma/twn poiei=sqai lo/gon, h)\ tw=n e)c a)rxh=s u(pokeime/nwn paqw=n.
The headword, neuter plural nominative, is presumably generated by the quotation given (which contains the genitive plural).
[1] Polybius fr. 41 B├╝ttner-Wobst (but spelled with -nn- there); cf. generally omicron 601 (Stoic doctrine via Diogenes Laertius).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; medicine; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 November 2003@10:17:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 12 April 2004@01:25:38.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 12 April 2004@07:53:15.
David Whitehead on 11 October 2012@04:08:53.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2016@06:16:11.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 11 August 2017@21:22:47.
Ronald Allen (cosmeticule n.1) on 12 September 2018@18:51:10.


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