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Headword: Ἐνίστασθαι
Adler number: epsilon,1352
Translated headword: to enter into, to begin
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to make ready, to prepare [oneself].[1] "Not to delay, but to begin the war, on the basis that, [they] having not suffered in advance, it would be necessary to make a defence of what had been achieved."[2]
And elsewhere: "Trajan was angry and far more determined to begin the war."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐνίστασθαι: εὐτρεπίζεσθαι, παρασκευάζεσθαι. μὴ διαμέλλειν, ἀλλ' ἐνίστασθαι τῷ πολέμῳ, ὡς μὴ προπαθόντες ἀμύνασθαι δέοι ἐπὶ κατειργασμένοις. καὶ αὖθις: ὁ δὲ Τραιανὸς ἐδυσχέραινε καὶ πολὺ πλέον ὥρμητο τῷ πολέμῳ ἐνίστασθαι.
Notes:
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the first quotation given, but also illustrated by the second) is present middle-passive infinitive of ἐνίστημι .
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable (but Adler suggests a connection with Arrian, Parthica fr. 107 Roos).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 May 2007@05:53:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added note, set status) on 8 May 2007@01:38:42.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 8 May 2007@02:55:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 27 August 2012@06:17:39.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 26 March 2017@01:12:48.

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