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Headword: *krei/ttonos
Adler number: kappa,2379
Translated headword: of a superior
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of god. "No doubt on the basis of some forethought of the superior, Caesar, aiming at what would be advantageous, was accomplishing the things of this kind".[1]
Greek Original:
*krei/ttonos: tou= qeou=. pronoi/a| de\ dh/ tini tou= krei/ttonos stoxazo/menos tou= sunoi/sontos ta\ toia/de e)pete/lei o( *kai=sar.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given (though see next note), is the genitive singular of krei/ttwn; cf. kappa 2381.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler, but identifiable via the TLG as a fragment of Menander Protector, De legationibus (section 12) -- but lacking the present headword! The 'Caesar' in question is Tiberius II.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 March 2009@05:27:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 March 2009@17:14:53.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 4 March 2009@03:12:34.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@08:41:06.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 December 2014@23:43:37.


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