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Headword: *pro/stropoi
Adler number: pi,2832
Translated headword: suppliants
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] having fallen down before [someone], having supplicated. Sophocles [writes]: "we all beseech you thus as suppliants, to find some defense for us."[1]
Greek Original:
*pro/stropoi: prospeptwko/tes, prostetramme/noi. *sofoklh=s: i(keteu/ome/n se pa/ntes w(=de pro/stropoi, a)lkh/n tin' eu(rei=n h(mi=n.
The headword is nominative plural masculine or feminine -- masculine if, as it seems, it is drawn from the quotation given -- of the adjective pro/stropos. For related words see pi 2828, pi 2830; cf. Hesychius pi3914.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 41-2 (web address 1), with scholion. Sophocles' text has oi(/de "these" rather than w(=de "thus."
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 September 2013@00:30:40.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented notes, tweaks, added keyword, set status) on 11 September 2013@08:56:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 12 September 2013@07:04:42.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 12 September 2013@18:25:46.
David Whitehead on 20 October 2013@05:44:14.


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