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Headword: *prosrh/sesi
Adler number: pi,2799
Translated headword: with pronouncements
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] with addresses.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] pronouncement, [meaning an] address,[2] a speech given in a professional capacity.
"Siziboulus, the Turks' leader, indicated that the Romans' friend was no less congenial to himself, and their enemy likewise. Since at that time the Romans were waging war on the Persians on the basis of the pronouncement, it was necessary for him also to attack the Persians at the right time."[3]
Greek Original:
*prosrh/sesi: proshgori/ais. kai\ *pro/srhsis, proshgori/a, lo/gos kat' e)paggeli/an lego/menos. e)sh/mhne *sizi/boulos o( *tou/rkwn h(gemw\n w(s o( *(rwmai/wn fi/los ou)x h(=tton kai\ au)tw=| e)pith/deios, kai\ o( dusmenh\s o(moi/ws: e)peidh\ thnikau=ta *(rwmai=oi *pe/rsais e)pole/moun e)pi\ th=| prosrh/sei, de/on ei)=nai e)n kairw=| kai\ au)to\n e)piqe/sqai *pe/rsais.
[1] = Synagoge pi704 and (e.g.) Photius pi1359 Theodoridis. Headword and gloss are dative plurals, the former presumably extracted from somewhere (but not from the quotation supplied; see n. 3 below).
[2] The same headword and gloss, but this time in the nominative singular; cf. Hesychius pi3879.
[3] An approximation of Menander Protector fr. 43 FHG (4.235b), Blockley 19.1, via Constantine Porphyrogenitus, Excerpta de legationibus 205.5-10; cf. sigma 413 (where the personal name is given, more accurately, as Silziboulos). The form of the headword that appears in this quotation is dative singular.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 September 2013@14:24:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, status) on 7 September 2013@15:30:09.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; tweaking) on 12 September 2013@06:02:24.
William Hutton (typo) on 12 September 2013@07:21:32.
David Whitehead (expanded n.3) on 18 October 2013@07:03:37.
David Whitehead (further expansion of n.3) on 2 January 2014@03:20:40.


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