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Headword: *)apoleloipo/tes
Adler number: alpha,3383
Translated headword: having left behind
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [they] having defeated. The metaphor [comes] from runners. For those who are winning leave behind those being defeated. So [I]socrates in Panathenaikos and Panegyrikos.[1]
Greek Original:
*)apoleloipo/tes: a)nti\ tou= nenikhko/tes. h( metafora\ a)po\ tw=n drome/wn. oi( ga\r nikw=ntes a)polei/pousi tou\s h(ttwme/nous. ou(/tws *swkra/ths e)n *panaqhnai+kw=| kai\ *panhgurikw=|.
The headword (quoted from Isocrates: see below) is perfect active participle, masculine nominative plural, of a)polei/pw.
The entry derives from Harpokration s.v. (virtually verbatim, though see note below).
[1] Not "Socrates", as the transmitted text, but (as in Harpok.) Isocrates: respectively 12.41 and (finite verb) 4.50 (web addresses 1 and 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 February 2001@03:47:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 21 August 2002@05:23:41.
William Hutton (Augmented note, added links, set status) on 7 November 2002@09:52:31.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 October 2005@05:54:16.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 June 2011@08:28:05.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 29 June 2011@21:48:47.


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