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Headword: Barusumphorôtatos
Adler number: beta,135
Translated headword: most deeply unfortunate
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] unlucky.
"Believing himself to have become the most deeply unfortunate of all mankind."[1]
Greek Original:
Barusumphorôtatos: dustuchês. nomizôn heauton barusumphorôtaton gegonenai pantôn anthrôpôn.
Notes:
[1] A version, it would seem, of Herodotus' description of Adrastus (1.45.3: web address 1 below), "imperfectly remembered"; see Chiasson (below), p. 15, n. 32.
For other instances of the superlative of this adjective see LSJ s.v.
Reference:
Chiasson, Charles C., "Herodotus' Use of Attic Tragedy in the Lydian Logos," Classical Antiquity 22.1 (2003), 5-36
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; tragedy
Translated by: Richard Davis on 5 January 2003@22:55:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 6 January 2003@03:12:35.
Catharine Roth on 6 January 2003@10:49:36.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Augmented note; added reference) on 23 July 2009@20:58:58.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added keywords) on 23 July 2009@21:01:48.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Corrected reference in note) on 23 July 2009@21:05:23.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; rationalised notes; more keywords) on 24 July 2009@03:20:39.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2012@04:55:33.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 7 June 2012@02:04:18.
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