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Headword: *paraggeli/a
Adler number: pi,304
Translated headword: canvassing, lobbying
Vetting Status: high
"There has been canvassing in connection with this trial".[1] And Aeschines more or less created the same sense in the [speech] Against Ktesiphon: "men of Athens, you see what preparation and mustering of forces there has been, and what begging of favors in the agora certain people have resorted to."[2] Dinarchus in the report[-speech] Against Polyeuktos [writes]: "and all the private canvassing and begging of favors there has been."[3]
Greek Original:
*paraggeli/a: paraggeli/a peri\ toutoni\ to\n a)gw=na ge/gone. kai\ *ai)sxi/nhs de\ tro/pon tina\ th=| au)th=| dianoi/a| e)xrh/sato e)n tw=| kata\ *kthsifw=ntos: th\n me\n paraskeuh\n o(ra=te, w)= a)/ndres *)aqhnai=oi, kai\ para/tacin o(/sh gege/nhtai, kai\ ta\s kata\ th\n a)gora\n deh/seis, ai(=s ke/xrhntai/ tines. *dei/narxos e)n th=| kata\ *polueu/ktou a)pofa/sei: kai\ ta\s i)di/as paraggeli/as gegenhme/nas kai\ ta\s deh/seis.
From Harpokration s.v. See also Photius, Lexicon pi211 Theodoridis.
For this sense of the headword paraggeli/a see LSJ s.v., II.
[1] Demosthenes 19.1 (web address 1).
[2] Aeschines 3.1 (web address 2).
[3] Dinarchus fr. IVa.9 Conomis.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; ethics; law; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 December 2000@07:10:03.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added links; cosmetics; set status) on 9 February 2004@16:08:39.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 10 February 2004@03:09:57.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 14 July 2011@10:28:59.
David Whitehead on 27 June 2014@09:18:34.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 June 2014@01:21:13.
David Whitehead on 21 May 2016@10:35:18.


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