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Headword: Ἐνῆν
Adler number: epsilon,1313
Translated headword: was in, was permissible
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning it was] possible, [it was] admitting [of].[1]
"Examining [them] with scourges, as was permissible, he discerned the condition of the enemy." Meaning as [was] possible.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐνῆν: δυνατόν, ἐνδεχόμενον. ὁ δὲ μάστιξιν, ὡς ἐνῆν, ἀνετάσας διέγνω ὡς ἔχει τὸ πολέμιον. ἀντὶ τοῦ ὡς δυνατόν.
[1] The headword is imperfect of ἔνειμι , third person singular, used impersonally; cf. epsilon 1314, epsilon 1388. Glossed likewise or similarly in other lexica; see also a gloss on Dionysius the Areopagite (PG 4.25) and (for '[it was] possible') the scholia to Lucian, Icaromenippus 5.
[2] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 5.8.4.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 May 2007@01:20:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 May 2007@03:06:08.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 August 2012@07:54:28.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1) on 12 January 2016@03:44:47.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 26 January 2016@01:17:23.


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