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Headword: *)epima=llon
Adler number: epsilon,2455
Translated headword: all the more
Vetting Status: high
Meaning more eagerly.
Dexippus [writes]: "but with some of them being led all the more by the speeches of Hyperides [...]."[1]
Also meaning exceedingly. "[...] to yield themselves all the more."[2]
And elsewhere: "these things, be assured, incited his hatred all the more."[3]
Greek Original:
*)epima=llon: a)nti\ tou= proqumo/teron. *de/cippos: tw=n de/ tinwn toi=s *(uperi/dou lo/gois e)pima=llon a)xqe/ntwn. kai\ a)nti\ tou= perissote/rws. e)ndido/nai sfa=s e)pima=llon. kai\ au)=qis: tau=ta/ toi e)pima=llon e)ch=yen au)tw=| to\ mi=sos.
For additional comments see the notes to epsilon 2454, where the same headword is glossed.
[1] Dexippus FGrH 100 F34 (from his History of events after the death of Alexander the Great). For Hyperides (d.322) see upsilon 294, upsilon 295.
[2] A fragment of a longer quotation (the source of which is unidentifiable) found in delta 431, where the present headword is spelled as two words (e)pi\ ma=llon) rather than one, as here.
[3] Aelian fr. 259 Hercher (257 Domingo-Forasté).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 November 2007@10:40:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 November 2007@22:03:19.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 25 November 2007@03:34:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 16 October 2012@06:02:30.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 January 2016@07:25:26.


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