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Headword: Ἄχαρι
Adler number: alpha,4672
Translated headword: harsh
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] grievous, evil.
Arrian [writes]: "he gave an assurance to the colonists that they would suffer nothing harsh from the king."[1]
And elsewhere: "to suffer nothing harsh at their hands."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἄχαρι: χαλεπὸν, κακόν. Ἀρριανός: ὁ δὲ πίστιν ἔδωκε τοῖς κατοικοῦσι μηδὲν ἄχαρι πείσεσθαι ἐκ βασιλέως. καὶ αὖθις: οὐδὲν πείσεσθαι ἄχαρι πρὸς αὐτῶν.
The headword, neuter singular of this adjective, is illustrated by both of the quotationa given.
See also alpha 4673.
[1] Arrian, Parthica fr. 90 Roos-Wirth (FGrH 156 F130).
[2] Not identified by Adler, but identifiable via the TLG as Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 5.4.4 (but read αὐτοῦ for the Suda's αὐτῶν ). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition (vol.II p.XCII), and again Favuzzi [cited under alpha 1990] 55.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 17 August 2001@04:52:50.
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