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Headword: *)allaca/menos
Adler number: alpha,1070
Translated headword: having chosen, having exchanged
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having preferred.
"For the sake of profit the unfortunate man having chosen mutilation; and [this] was an example and a lesson to all, not to risk or to profit by similar things".[1]
Greek Original:
*)allaca/menos: protimh/sas. u(pe\r tou= ke/rdous o( kakodai/mwn th\n ph/rwsin a)llaca/menos: kai\ h)=n para/deigma kai\ pai/deuma pa=sin w(/ste mh\ tolma=n mhde\ kerdai/nein paraplh/sia.
For this headword see already alpha 1069. Here again it is presumably extracted from the quotation given (where, oddly, this aorist participle functions as a finite verb).
[1] Aelian fr. 65e Domingo-Forasté, 62 Hercher (a wicked sculptor).
Keywords: art history; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 31 March 2000@18:03:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 26 January 2001@09:03:47.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 June 2002@07:47:46.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 November 2005@08:25:19.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; tweaks) on 2 February 2012@09:07:37.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 7 February 2012@01:50:34.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2015@08:55:27.


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