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Headword: *katalhptiko/s
Adler number: kappa,620
Translated headword: able to restrain
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] anticipating the listeners, so as not to create uproar.
Greek Original:
*katalhptiko/s: prokatalambano/menos tou\s a)kou/ontas, w(/ste qo/rubon mh\ kinh=sai.
The headword is quoted from Aristophanes, Knights 1380 (web address 1), describing Phaeax (phi 152); the gloss comes from the scholia there. (The next verse is quoted at kappa 516.)
In Stoic philosophy, the headword is used to mean "conveying direct apprehension [of an object]": LSJ s.v.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 May 2008@05:06:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link and keyword, set status) on 29 May 2008@11:16:23.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 30 May 2008@03:06:34.
David Whitehead on 31 January 2013@10:17:09.


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