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Headword: *katespa/sqai
Adler number: kappa,993
Translated headword: to have been drawn down
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to have been brought down.[1] "He said that he had been drawn down so low by his misfortunes that the Romans would not have ended this war for his sake."[2]
Greek Original:
*katespa/sqai: katenhne/xqai. o( de\ ei)s tou=to e)/fh u(po\ tw=n sumforw=n katespa/sqai, w(s mh\ a)\n au)tou= e(/neka *(rwmai/ous katalu/sasqai to/nde to\n po/lemon.
Adler reports that ms F presents only the headword and gloss.
[1] The headword is perfect middle/passive infinitive of kataspa/w (cf. kappa 777), presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 August 2008@01:33:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified notes; more keywords; tweaks) on 29 August 2008@03:13:59.
David Whitehead on 7 February 2013@09:37:46.


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