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Headword: *)adu/natoi
Adler number: alpha,540
Translated headword: incapables, handicappeds
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those incapacitated in the body.[1] After being approved by the [sc. Athenian] council, these men received, some say two obols a day,[2] some say an obol.[3] But Philochorus says nine drachmas a month.[4]
Greek Original:
*)adu/natoi: oi( pephrwme/noi to\ sw=ma: e)la/mbanon de\ ou(=toi dokimasqe/ntes u(po\ th=s boulh=s, oi( me/n fasin, e(ka/sths h(me/ras o)bolou\s du/o, oi( de\ o)bolo/n. *filo/xoros de/ fhsin e)nne/a draxma\s kata\ mh=na.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., commenting in the first instance on Aeschines 1.103.
[1] And, adds Harpok., possessing less than three minas of property.
[2] ?Aristotle, Athenaion Politeia 49.4 (web address 1).
[3] Lysias 24. 13, 26 (web addresses 2 and 3).
[4] Philochorus FGrH 328 F197a.
P.J. Rhodes, The Athenian Boule (Oxford 1972) 175-6 (with a developmental explanation of the three figures given here)
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Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; ethics; historiography; law; medicine; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 April 2000@12:00:51.
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Catharine Roth (Altered wording, added reference.) on 10 September 2000@00:49:09.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and bibliography) on 18 September 2000@10:58:19.
David Whitehead (added more keywords) on 10 June 2003@05:20:54.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 14 August 2006@08:59:47.
Jennifer Benedict (added links) on 15 March 2008@22:16:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 July 2011@05:44:05.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 January 2015@19:55:20.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2015@02:39:53.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 7 January 2015@00:54:35.


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