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Headword: *prosta/ths
Adler number: pi,2808
Translated headword: leader, one who stands before
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a suppliant, one who stands before the altars. "I know, hearing from these people, who the suppliant is."[1]
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Greek Original:
*prosta/ths: i(ke/ths, o( proesthkw\s tw=n bwmw=n. e)/coid' a)kou/wn tw=nd', o(/s e)stin o( prosta/ths. bou/lomai.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus 1171 (web address 1), with scholion. For a different sense of the headword, see pi 2809.
[2] This seemingly irrelevant word was deleted by Aemilius Portus in his edition of 1630.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 October 2012@00:36:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 1 October 2012@03:35:55.
David Whitehead on 20 October 2013@05:14:18.


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