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Headword: *para/qesis
Adler number: pi,342
Translated headword: juxtaposition, imposition
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] comparison.[1]
"Wishing to produce by juxtaposition a demonstration of his policy which he had towards those who trusted him and to those who disobeyed [him], he began a siege."[2]
And elsewhere: "nor to be an imposition of what is better."[3]
Also, in the [Church] Fathers, an imposition [para/qesis] is a precept. For he says: "I/they received an imposition."[4]
Greek Original:
*para/qesis: su/gkrisis. boulo/menos d' e)k paraqe/sews u(po/deigma poih=sai th=s au(tou= proaire/sews, h(=s e)/xei pro\s tou\s pepisteuko/tas au)tw=| kai\ tou\s a)peiqou=ntas, e)polio/rkei. kai\ au)=qis: mhd' ei)=nai para/qesin tou= belti/onos. *para/qesis kai\ h( paraggeli/a para\ toi=s *patra/si. fhsi\ ga/r, e)/labon para/qesin.
[1] For a specialized grammatical use of the headword, referring to a certain type of compound word, see epsilon 148.
[2] Polybius fr. 190 Büttner-Wobst (contextless). Büttner-Wobst notes (539) that this fragment was attributed to Polybius by Valesius (Henri de Valois 1603-1676). Büttner-Wobst also cites (ibid.) Schweighäuser's conjecture that the fragment pertains to the military exploits of Hannibal (alpha 2452).
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
[4] Quotation unidentifiable: see Lampe s.v. 7.
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: biography; Christianity; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 14 June 2009@20:17:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 14 June 2009@21:21:50.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 15 June 2009@03:28:34.
William Hutton (modified tr. and note 1) on 15 June 2009@10:28:22.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2013@06:56:15.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, added cross-reference) on 21 January 2019@22:06:18.


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