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Headword: *)anabiw=nai
Adler number: alpha,1806
Translated headword: to come back to life
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to come to life again. "Now some say that Aesop[1] became so dear to the gods as to come back to life, just like, therefore, Tyndareus and Herakles and Glaukos."[2]
And Plato the comic poet says: "'and now swear to me that [my] body has not died.' 'I [swear].' 'But [my] soul from victory just as Aesop's once ...'"[3]
Greek Original:
*)anabiw=nai: a)nazh=sai. h)/dh de/ tine/s fasin, w(s tosou=ton a)/ra to\n *ai)/swpon qeofilh= gene/sqai, w(s kai\ a)nabiw=nai au)to\n, kaqa/per ou)=n to\n *tunda/rewn kai\ to\n *(hrakle/a kai\ to\n *glau=kon. kai\ *pla/twn fhsi\n o( kwmiko/s: kai\ nu=n o)/moso/n moi mh\ teqna/nai to\ sw=ma e)gw/: yuxh\ d' a)po\ ni/khs w(/sper *ai)sw/pou pote/.
The headword infinitive is presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
cf. generally alpha 1807, zeta 87.
[1] The early author (or so the Greeks believed) of the Fables: see generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.28); in the Suda, alphaiota 335.
[2] Aelian fr. 204a Domingo-Forasté.
[3] Plato Comicus fr. 68 Kock (70 Kassel-Austin) -- here garbled: see the note to alphaiota 335. (It is here to illustrate Aesop's resurrection in general terms, not the headword verb as such.)
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 October 2000@09:55:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes; added keywords) on 6 October 2000@03:44:17.
Catharine Roth (Added cross-reference.) on 7 October 2000@01:50:49.
David Whitehead (added note) on 28 July 2002@08:20:15.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 10 March 2003@03:31:26.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 22 February 2012@06:27:45.
Catharine Roth (added new note 2) on 19 October 2012@02:20:36.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 23 January 2014@06:20:35.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 24 January 2014@00:45:53.
Catharine Roth on 24 January 2014@01:27:38.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 24 January 2014@03:07:26.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@05:43:15.


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