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Headword: *)apo\ skopou=
Adler number: alpha,3530
Translated headword: far from the aim, off-target
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in vain, or excessively, or oppositely.
Greek Original:
*)apo\ skopou=: ma/thn, h)\ perittw=s, h)\ e)nanti/ws.
Same entry in other lexica. The headword phrase is Homeric in the first instance (Odyssey 11.344) but also occurs several times in Plato; cf. also Xenophon, Symposium 2.10.
Keywords: definition; epic; historiography; imagery; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 June 2001@09:41:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 22 August 2002@04:24:44.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked note; more keywords) on 5 April 2012@06:16:24.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2015@09:09:48.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 27 September 2015@01:16:07.


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