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Headword: *)apeniauti/sai
Adler number: alpha,3025
Translated headword: to go away for a year
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to be banished from one's homeland for a year for some wrong-doings.
"They say that Apollonius of Tyana went away for a year to the Scythian people, because he had experienced a disappointment in love."[1]
And elsewhere about Heracles: "[that] having gone away for a year, as was customary, out of [the community] and been purified, he returned to Athens."[2]
Greek Original:
*)apeniauti/sai: e)niautw=| fugei=n th\n patri/da e)pi/ tisin a)dikh/masin. *)apollw/nio/n fasi to\n *tuane/a a)peniauti/sai ei)s to\ *skuqw=n e)/qnos, diamarti/a| e)rwtikh=| xrhsa/menon. kai\ au)=qis peri\ *(hrakle/ous: a)peniauti/santa, w(s no/mos, e)/cw kai\ kaqhra/menon, e)panelqei=n ei)s *)aqh/nas.
The headword, aorist active infinitive of this verb, is presumably extracted from the first quotation given (where it occurs in indirect speech).
[1] Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 1.13; cf. sigma 816.
[2] Tentatively attributed by Adler to Nicolaus of Damascus. In fact from the Excerpta de virtutibus et vitiis -- see Favuzzi [cited under alpha 1990] 54 -- and the city is Thebes.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; historiography; mythology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 January 2001@10:44:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keywords) on 15 March 2001@02:56:47.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 18 August 2002@10:46:54.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 7 June 2010@08:11:36.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 26 March 2012@09:09:35.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 24 January 2014@04:42:20.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 December 2014@09:54:31.
David Whitehead on 5 December 2014@02:47:17.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 9 September 2015@01:42:55.


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