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Headword: *turannei=on
Adler number: tau,1183
Translated headword: tyrant-place, tyrantry
Vetting Status: high
Strictly speaking the acropolis.[1] But turanni/a ["tyranny"] [means] tyrant-rule. Also [sc. attested is the desiderative verb] turanniw= ["I tyrant-aspire"], [meaning] I yearn to be a tyrant.
Greek Original:
*turannei=on: kuri/ws h( a)kro/polis. *turanni/a de\ h( turanni/s. kai\ *turanniw=, e)piqumw= turannh=sai.
[1] For instances of this headword see LSJ s.v: Diodorus, Strabo, Josephus, Plutarch. (Plutarch, Timoleon 13 associates the term with acropolis.)
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 February 2004@07:09:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 17 November 2004@00:45:25.
David Whitehead (augmented and modified n.1; added a keyword) on 17 November 2004@03:13:08.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@06:47:05.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@06:58:41.


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