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Headword: *prostasi/a
Adler number: pi,2802
Translated headword: authority, pre-eminence, advocacy
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] help/support.
"He sent out Publius with great authority."[1] [Meaning a large] force, capacity.
And elsewhere: "[...] and that his own house had gone to ruin by his own doing, because of his enthusiasm and pre-eminence in this tendency."[2]
Greek Original:
*prostasi/a: boh/qeia. o( de\ e)ce/pempe to\n *po/plion meta\ mega/lhs prostasi/as. duna/mews, e)cousi/as. kai\ au)=qis: kai\ to\n i)/dion oi)=kon e)sfalke/nai dia\ th\n pro\s tou=to to\ me/ros o(rmh\n kai\ prostasi/an.
[1] Polybius fr. 213.
[2] Polybius 8.9.2 (Theopompus on the sexual incontinence of Philip II); see already at epsilon 3239.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 March 2010@08:33:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (supplemented headword translation, set status) on 23 April 2010@23:16:37.
David Whitehead (typo in tr) on 24 April 2010@08:51:13.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2011@08:24:03.
David Whitehead on 20 October 2013@05:09:17.


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