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Headword: *eu)/quna
Adler number: epsilon,3511
Translated headword: audit, euthyna
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] an examination. Properly [the one] which the auditors[1] bring in [sc. to court] against those who seem not to have led the city well, or to have served as an envoy badly. And the auditors apportion the jurycourts, and anyone who wants [to do so] makes an accusation; and it is referred to the jurors to punish those who have been convicted.[2]
"Perikles, in charge of the expenditures for the ivory Athena made by Pheidias, overlooked 50 talents, and started the [Peloponnesian] war in order to avoid submitting to an audit."[3]
Greek Original:
*eu)/quna: h( eu)qu/nh. kuri/ws h(\n ei)sa/gousin oi( logistai\ pro\s tou\s do/cantas mh\ o)rqw=s a)/rcai th=s po/lews h)\ presbeu=sai kakw=s. kai\ ta\ dikasth/ria me\n oi( logistai\ klhrou=si, kathgorei= de\ o( boulo/menos: kai\ toi=s dikastai=s e)fei=tai tima=sqai toi=s a(lou=sin. o(/ti th=s e)lefanti/nhs *)aqhna=s, h(\n *feidi/as e)poi/hsen, e)pi\ toi=s a)nalw/masi taxqei\s o( *periklh=s kai\ nosfisa/menos n# ta/lanta, i(/na mh\ dw=| ta\s eu)qu/nas, to\n po/lemon e)ki/nhsen.
cf. epsilon 3512, epsilon 3513, epsilon 3514, epsilon 3517, epsilon 3518.
[1] sc. In classical Athens. These logistai have their own entry at lambda 651.
[2] This first and principal part of the entry is also in other lexica, including Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon, and the scholia to Plato, Laws 945D.
[3] From phi 246; see also delta 243.
Keywords: art history; biography; constitution; definition; economics; history; law; military affairs; philosophy; politics
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 28 May 2002@10:38:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 May 2002@03:07:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 24 January 2008@06:56:37.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2008@06:57:29.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2012@03:55:18.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 December 2014@00:47:13.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 25 February 2016@05:54:18.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 2 February 2018@01:25:18.


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