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Headword: *proqano/nta
Adler number: pi,2437
Translated headword: [him having] died on behalf of
Vetting Status: high
The [prefix pro] 'on behalf of' means in the name of. "[...] the terribly strong Agathon who died on behalf of Abdera".
Greek Original:
*proqano/nta: h( pro a)nti\ th=s u(per. *)abdh/rwn proqano/nta to\n ai)nobi/hn *)aga/qwna.
Greek Anthology 7.226.1 (attributed to Anacreon of Teos); see already at alphaiota 227.
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 February 2010@07:33:51.
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Catharine Roth (tweak, status) on 25 February 2010@15:50:54.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 26 February 2010@03:14:09.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 11 November 2021@19:21:42.


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