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Headword: *paro/n
Adler number: pi,693
Translated headword: it being possible
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] it being permitted, possible, necessary.[1]
"Therefore as it was also possible to prevent them from setting fire [...]."[2]
And elsewhere: "but he [Belisarius] was distressed, being put into a great misfortune, if no one allowed him, since it was possible with no trouble to bear the force of the whole war [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
*paro/n: e)co/n, dunato/n, de/on. dio\ kai\ paro\n kwlu/ein, u(popimpra/ntes. kai\ au)=qis: o( de\ h)/sxallen, e)n sumfora=| mega/lh| poiou/menos, ei) mh/ tis au)to\n e)w/|h, paro\n ou)deni\ po/nw| to\ kra/tos tou= pole/mou panto\s fe/resqai.
[1] Neuter nominative/accusative participle of pa/reimi (from ei)=nai "to be"). Same glosses in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon and in Photius; evidently quoted from somewhere, but too commonplace to identify.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as an approximation of Josephus, Jewish War 6.167 (with the participle u(popi/mprantas in the accusative plural; the Suda changes this to nominative plural). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXXVI.
[3] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 6.29.4.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 July 2011@22:55:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 July 2011@03:18:08.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2011@03:21:45.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 11 October 2011@05:32:12.
David Whitehead on 17 September 2013@05:26:24.


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