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Headword: *para/pan
Adler number: pi,403
Translated headword: altogether
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] in general, completely.[1]
And "having declared that he had been especially stimulated towards attempting the project by the fact that Europe had never given birth to such a man, altogether, as Philip[2] son of Amyntas[3]."[4]
Greek Original:
*para/pan: kaqo/lou, pantelw=s. kai\ ma/lista parormhqh=nai fh/sas pro\s th\n e)pibolh\n th=s pragmatei/as dia\ to\ mhde/pote th\n *eu)rw/phn e)nhnoxe/nai toiou=ton a)/ndra para/pan, oi(=on to\n *)amu/ntou *fi/lippon.
Notes:
The headword is perhaps (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Same two glosses (but in reverse order) already in Hesychius pi612.
[2] Philip II (382-336), father of Alexander III, The Great (alpha 1121 and OCD(4) s.v.), ruled Macedon 359-336 (phi 354 and OCD(4) s.v.)
[3] Amyntas III was king of Macedon 393-370; cf. kappa 356; epsilon 739; OCD(4) s.v.; and Hammond and Griffith, p.176.
[4] Polybius 8.9.1 (web address 1), describing the motivation of Theopompus (theta 172; pi 2039 note, generally; and OCD(4) s.v.) to compose his 58-volume Philippika. On Polybius' own motivations, cf. Flower, pp. 98-100 and Walbank, p. 80.
References:
N.G.L Hammond and G.T. Griffith, A History of Macedonia, vol. II, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979
M.A. Flower, Theopompus of Chios: History and Rhetoric in the Fourth Century BC, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994
F.W. Walbank, A Historical Commentary on Polybius, vol. II, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967
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Keywords: biography; chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 16 November 2007@00:05:00.
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