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Headword: *)eparth/sas
Adler number: epsilon,1982
Translated headword: dangling, suspending
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] hanging.[1]
"He brought them to the Persians by dangling [sc. the prospect of] evil servitude over them."[2]
And elsewhere Aelian [writes]: "[...] not to receive their souls with friendliness, but to dangle [sc. the prospect of] everlasting punishments over them."[3]
Greek Original:
*)eparth/sas: e)pikrema/sas. o( de\ ei)s *pe/rsas h)/gagen au)tou\s kakh\n doulei/an e)parth/sas au)toi=s. kai\ au)=qis *ai)liano/s: mh\ u(pode/casqai ta\s yuxa\s au)tw=n su\n eu)menei/a|, a)ll' e)parth=sai ta\s di' ai)w=nos timwri/as au)toi=s.
[1] The headword -- presumably extracted from the first quotation given -- is aorist participle (masculine nominative singular) of e)parta/w; similarly glossed in other lexica; and see also epsilon 1983.
[2] Aelian fr. 38b Domingo-Forasté (35 Hercher).
[3] Aelian fr. 80b D-F (77 Hercher); cf. kappa 1066.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; history; law; politics; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 August 2007@07:44:26.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 August 2007@19:09:01.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 22 August 2007@03:17:19.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 2) on 17 April 2011@19:11:34.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 3, added keyword) on 4 April 2012@01:41:57.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 April 2012@03:12:27.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2012@09:31:02.


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