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Headword: *pro\ e)/rgou e)ti/qeto
Adler number: pi,2391
Translated headword: regarded as important
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] regarded as of rather high value. "And at the same time he regarded it as important to leave [conditions] in the rear friendly both to himself and to the army."[1]
And elsewhere: "he kept saying that it was important to hold the territory of Sporakos by force of arms".[2]
Greek Original:
*pro\ e)/rgou e)ti/qeto: protimo/teron e)ti/qei. kai\ a(/ma fi/lia ta\ kata\ nw/tou e(autw=| te kai\ th=| stratia=| katalei/pein pro\ e)/rgou e)ti/qeto. kai\ au)=qis: th\n *spora/kou xw/ran katasxei=n toi=s o(/plois pro\ e)/rgou ei)=nai e)/lege.
For this idiom see also pi 2909, pi 2910, pi 2911, pi 2912.
[1] Arrian fr.25; cf. pi 2911.
[2] Arrian, Parthica fr. 54. Sporakos is otherwise unattested.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 March 2010@08:31:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 4 May 2010@18:53:24.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 5 May 2010@03:22:44.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2011@06:39:12.
David Whitehead on 15 October 2013@05:28:25.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 8 November 2021@18:52:50.
Catharine Roth (more tweaks) on 8 November 2021@19:16:15.


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