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Headword: *po/nos
Adler number: pi,2045
Translated headword: effort, toil
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] eagerness, intensity.[1]
"And there was incalculable effort on the part of each as they hurried to carry out what had been ordered, and each made it his own contest [sc. to surpass] the desire and eagerness of the Persians."[2]
Greek Original:
*po/nos: spoudh/, e)pi/tasis. kai\ h)=n po/nos muri/os e(ka/stois e)peigome/nois dra=sai to\ prostaxqe/n, kai\ a)gw/nisma e)ti/qento e(/kastos e(autou= th=s *persw=n proqumi/as te kai\ spoudh=s.
For the headword noun cf. pi 2043, pi 2044, pi 2046.
[1] No equivalent entry in other lexica.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; ethics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: William Hutton on 15 January 2013@01:13:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs; more keywords; cosmetics) on 15 January 2013@04:54:07.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 10 October 2013@04:16:32.
David Whitehead (coding) on 23 May 2016@11:52:09.


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