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Headword: Apestô
Adler number: alpha,3072
Translated headword: let him go away
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] let him go hence, let him be banished. "Let sweet-minded sleep go away from [my] eyes." Socrates says [this] about those who want to philosophize.[1]
Greek Original:
Apestô: oichesthô, diôkesthô. hupnos d' apestô glukuthumos ommatôn. epi tôn boulomenôn philosophein ho Sôkratês phêsin.
The headword, a third-person singular imperative, is extracted from the quotation given
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 705 (web address 1), with scholion. Actually the Chorus speaks this line, not Socrates.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 January 2001@22:23:34.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Augmented note.) on 12 February 2001@10:42:25.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 19 August 2002@01:13:37.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 19 August 2002@03:29:08.
Catharine Roth (updated link) on 4 November 2011@01:16:29.
David Whitehead (added primary note; tweaks) on 4 November 2011@04:50:42.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@11:17:35.


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