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Headword: *pra/cantes
Adler number: pi,2211
Translated headword: having had dealings
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Thucydides [writes]: "those who had had dealings with the Athenians" - that is, had plotted [with them] - "said that they ought to open the gates. Once opened, the plan was for the Athenians to rush in."[1]
Greek Original:
*pra/cantes: *qoukudi/dhs: oi( de\ met' *)aqhnai/wn pra/cantes [toute/sti bouleuqe/ntes] e)/fasan xrh=nai a)noi/gein ta\s pu/las. e)/mellon de\ a)noixqeisw=n ei)spi/ptein toi=s *)aqhnai/ois.
Notes:
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] An approximation of Thucydides 4.68.4-5 (with explanatory comment), on events at Megara in 424 BCE. See text at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 October 2001@06:35:59.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 9 August 2004@01:22:49.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2004@03:52:36.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2013@07:48:30.

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