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Headword: *protei/nein
Adler number: pi,2878
Translated headword: to offer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to make a present, to do a favour.
"[...] to offer him 500 talents once he had withdrawn from Cyprus, and to point out the other advantages and honours that would accrue to him once he had performed this service".[1]
Greek Original:
*protei/nein: dwrei=sqai, xari/zesqai. protei/nein au)tw=| f# ta/lanta paraxwrh/santi th=s *ku/prou, kai\ ta)/lla sunakolouqh/sonta lusitelh= kai\ ti/mia par' au)tw=| sunepideiknu/ein, prosenegkame/nw| th\n xrei/an tau/thn.
Notes:
The headword infinitive is presumably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius 33.5.1, on King Demetrius I and Archias the Ptolemaic governor of Cyprus (web address 1).
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 October 2001@04:51:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 14 September 2004@00:01:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 14 September 2004@03:25:22.
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David Whitehead (more keywords) on 19 September 2011@03:38:09.
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