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Headword: Atrestos
Adler number: alpha,4387
Translated headword: dauntless
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"By foresight you founded a school [to be a] mother of dauntless freedom."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related adverb] a)tre/stws ["dauntlessly"], [meaning] fearlessly, mercilessly.
"They killed everyone dauntlessly."[2]
Greek Original:
Atrestos. enêthlêsô de pronoiai hairesin atrestou mêter' eleutheriês. kai Atrestôs, aphobôs, aneleêmonôs. hoi de atrestôs pantas ephoneusan.
Notes:
[1] Greek Anthology 7.117.3-4 (= Zenodotus in Diogenes Laertius 7.30), on Zeno.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 March 2002@14:51:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 11 April 2002@12:08:36.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 27 August 2002@07:12:26.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 4 March 2011@09:50:17.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 29 April 2012@05:23:15.
David Whitehead on 10 September 2015@08:16:21.

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