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Headword: Achari
Adler number: alpha,4672
Translated headword: harsh
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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:
Achari: chalepon, kakon. Arrianos: ho de pistin edôke tois katoikousi mêden achari peisesthai ek basileôs. kai authis: ouden peisesthai achari pros autôn.
Notes:
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 au)tou= for the Suda's au)tw=n). 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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