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Headword: *)/isai yh=foi
Adler number: iota,624
Translated headword: equal votes
Vetting Status: high
Aeschines [in the speech] Against Ktesiphon [writes]:[1] "another private individual who had sailed into Rhodes, because he was too cowardly to tolerate his fear, was recently impeached, and the votes in the case were equal. If a single [extra] vote had gone against him, he would have been cast over the borders and died".[2]
Greek Original:
*)/isai yh=foi: *ai)sxi/nhs kata\ *kthsifw=ntos: e(/teros de\ pleu/sas i)diw/ths ei)s *(ro/don, o(/ti to\n fo/bon a)na/ndrws h)/negke, prw/|hn me/n pote ei)shgge/lqh, kai\ i)=sai ai( yh=foi au)tw=| e)ge/nonto. ei) de\ mi/a yh=fos u(pere/pesen, u(perw/risto a)\n kai\ a)pe/qanen.
= Harpokration s.v.
[1] Aeschines 3.252, referring to the notorious case of Leokrates (Lycurgus 1). For the phrase, cf. iota 623 and iota 625.
[2] The last two words may not be authentic.
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; history; law; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 November 2000@11:36:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, added keyword) on 10 December 2002@17:33:22.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 10 December 2002@17:36:11.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 11 December 2002@02:59:57.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 10 July 2011@06:21:28.


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