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Headword: *au)tosxe/dion
Adler number: alpha,4528
Translated headword: extemporaneous, improvised
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] out of a nearby place.[1]
Or out of an immediate [time].
Also [sc. attested is the related adverb] au)tosxedi/ws ["impromptu"], spontaneously, immediately.[2]
Also [sc. attested is a related verb] au)tosxedia/zwsin ["they improvise"], they act spontaneously. Aelian [writes]: "[the] Romans welcomed neither a lawless success nor a completed victory in which the leader did not share, in order that their subjects would not improvise in their doings."[3]
And elsewhere: "to come on behalf of great things and to have been improvised [?on the basis of?] impossibilities."[4]
Greek Original:
*au)tosxe/dion: e)k tou= su/neggus to/pou. h)\ to\ e)k sunto/mou. kai\ *au)tosxedi/ws, au)toma/tws, sunto/mws. kai\ *au)tosxedia/zwsin, au)tono/mws pra/ttwsin. *ai)liano/s: *(rwmai=oi de\ eu)pragi/an para/nomon ou)/te ni/khn telesqei=san, h(=s o( a)/rxwn mh\ e)koinw/nhsen, h)spa/zonto, i(/na mh\ au)tosxedia/zwsin e)n tai=s pra/cesin oi( u(ph/kooi. kai\ au)=qis: u(pe\r mega/lwn h(/kein kai\ a)duna/twn au)tosxediasqh=nai.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 17.530, where au)tosxedo/n occurs.
[2] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[3] Aelian fr. 120 Hercher.
[4] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; history; law; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 August 2001@17:48:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 August 2001@05:20:46.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 March 2011@05:32:18.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 May 2012@03:50:54.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@04:33:27.
Catharine Roth (betacode typo) on 21 December 2015@22:22:29.


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