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Headword: *paratetolmhko/tes
Adler number: pi,462
Translated headword: having become foolhardy
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] having neglected themselves. Polybius [writes]: "[they] having become foolhardy and having thoroughly given up hope of salvation".[1]
Greek Original:
*paratetolmhko/tes: e(autw=n a)feidh/santes. *polu/bios: paratetolmhko/tes kai\ tele/ws a)pelpi/santes th\n swthri/an.
The headword -- perfect participle, masculine nominative plural, of the very rare verb paratolma/w -- is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius fr. 66 B-W.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 March 2010@05:48:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 March 2010@01:29:30.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 5 March 2010@03:02:03.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2011@06:29:05.
David Whitehead on 13 September 2013@08:55:18.


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