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Headword: *pro/sw
Adler number: pi,2770
Translated headword: far, further
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] forward.[1]
"He orders that Iotomes, although not far from dying, have his head cut off so that he might not escape the death of scoundrels."[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/sw: e)/mprosqen. *)iwto/mhn de\ kai/per ou) pro/sw tou= teqna/nai o)/nta a)potmhqh=nai th\n kefalh\n keleu/ei, w(s mh\ e)kfu/gh| to\n tw=n kakou/rgwn qa/naton.
For a different glossing on the same headword, see the next entry, pi 2771.
[1] = Synagoge pi720, Photius pi1389 Theodoridis (with other references there); cf. Erotianus 106.15, Hesychius pi3945, pi3948, pi3885, tau168, epsilon5297.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.) Presumably, though, the same Iotomes mentioned in alpha 2877, iota 510 and pi 1029; at any rate no other Iotomes is attested elsewhere. Bernhardy connected this quotation to the one at pi 1029. Iotomes was apparently a leader of an uprising in Armenia, and these passages deal with his punishment.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; history; law; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 6 September 2013@13:56:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, status) on 7 September 2013@22:54:29.
William Hutton (cosmeticule) on 8 September 2013@05:21:11.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1; more keywords; tweaking) on 12 September 2013@05:04:27.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@06:10:27.


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