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Headword: Αἴθυγμα
Adler number: alphaiota,156
Translated headword: glimmer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] stirring.[1]
"He dreamed his way through his reign and produced a kind of glimmer or apparition of monarchy. In this way he was no obstacle to the man becoming consul."[2]
Greek Original:
Αἴθυγμα: ὅρμημα. ὁ δὲ βασιλείαν ὠνειροπόλει καὶ αἴθυγμα ἀμηγέπη καὶ φαντασίαν τινὰ ἀπετέλει μοναρχίας. ταύτῃ τοι καὶ ἐκποδὼν ἐγένετο τῷ ἀνδρὶ ὑπάτῳ γενέσθαι.
Notes:
Similar entry (though the quotation is shorter) in ps.-Zonaras.
For this headword see also alphaiota 157.
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] Claimed as Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 108 Asmus; Adler suggested Eunapius vel sim. instead; but still Damascius fr. 175 Zintzen.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; dreams; historiography; history; imagery; politics
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 November 2002@11:53:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 11 November 2002@05:20:22.
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