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Headword: Epaisches
Adler number: epsilon,2017
Translated headword: shameful
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Something] incurring shame. "And for me the matter is shameful and injurious, and for him much more shaming and injurious".[1]
"The waiting [or: blockading] being laborious, but the withdrawal shameful [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Epaisches: aischunês paraition. kamoi men epaisches esti to pragma kai blaberon, kakeinôi polu aischion kai blaberôteron. tês men prosedrias epiponou ousês, tês de apochôrêseôs epaischous.
The headword adjective is in the neuter singular, presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler, but it is an approximation of part of Nicolaus of Damascus FGrH 90 F5 (F12 Müller) = Excerpta de virtutibus 335.20 ff.; cf. epsilon 2864, sigma 1230.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler, but Favuzzi [see under delta 654] 221-222 now proffers a link with Cassius Dio (56.13.1, h(/ te ga\r prosedrei/a kai\ matai/a kai\ e)piki/ndunos e)gigneto kai\ h( a(poxw/rhsis e)paisxh\s e)fai/neto).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 August 2007@05:16:02.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, augmented notes) on 27 August 2007@06:47:05.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 27 August 2007@07:00:30.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 16 March 2011@11:23:38.
David Whitehead on 1 October 2012@07:42:40.
David Whitehead (modified and expanded notes) on 3 June 2013@07:43:43.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 20 July 2017@00:20:42.


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