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Headword: Ἐντελεῖς
Adler number: epsilon,1456
Translated headword: complete
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] they who are ruling and they who have ruled.[1]
"[They] having prepared complete sets of armor." That is, [ones] suitable for a ruler.[2]
Appian [writes]: "when a naval battle occurred and an outcry from all together, because in this was the Carthaginians' last hope of deliverance, but for the Romans [hope] of a complete victory."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐντελεῖς: οἱ ἄρχοντες, καὶ οἱ ἄρξαντες. πανοπλίας ἐντελεῖς κατασκευάσαντες. τουτέστιν ἀρχοντικάς. Ἀππιανός: ναυμαχίας δὲ γενομένης καὶ βοῆς παμμιγοῦς ὡς ἐν τῷδε λοιπὸν Καρχηδονίοις τῆς σωτηρίας οὔσης, Ῥωμαίοις δὲ τῆς νίκης ἐντελοῦς.
Notes:
[1] Or: those in office and those who have held office. From Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. This sense of the adjective comes from the expression οἱ ἐν τέλει : cf. epsilon 1455, epsilon 1457.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable, but note (by way of broad comparison) Hesychius epsilon3333: ἐντέλεια: τάξις ἀρχοντική .
[3] Appian, Punica 122.
Keywords: constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; law; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 May 2007@01:15:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 28 May 2007@03:11:26.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 August 2012@08:36:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 December 2014@00:14:29.

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