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Headword: Χειρισμόν
Adler number: chi,246
Translated headword: handling
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] treatment. Polybius [writes]: "whenever these things occurred with equal speed in handling."[1]
And elsewhere: "so that the handling of the affairs seemed not just illogical but even insane."[2] Meaning treatment, activation.
Greek Original:
Χειρισμόν: ἐπιχείρησιν. Πολύβιος: ὅταν γένηται ταῦτα κατὰ χειρισμὸν ἰσοταχῆ. καὶ αὖθις: ὥστε μὴ μόνον ἀλόγιστον, ἀλλὰ καὶ μανιώδη φαίνεσθαι τὸν χειρισμὸν τῶν πραγμάτων. ἀντὶ τοῦ τὴν ἐπιχείρησιν, τὴν πρᾶξιν.
Notes:
The headword is accusative case, presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Polybius 10.44.9.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable; Adler suggests Polybius again; cf. in any event upsilon 269.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; politics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 March 2008@13:48:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 21 March 2008@22:18:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 23 March 2008@05:18:10.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@05:08:09.

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