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Headword: Ἐσωμάσκει
Adler number: epsilon,3175
Translated headword: was exercising the body
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she] was training, was preparing, was laboring painfully, was making ready.[1]
"By bribing many of the Isaurians he was training their bodies in the [skills needed] for war."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐσωμάσκει: συνεκρότει, ηὐτρέπιζεν, ὤδινεν, ἡτοίμαζεν. ὁ δὲ πολλοὺς δεκάζων τῶν Ἰσαύρων τὰ κατὰ τὸν πόλεμον ἐσωμάσκει.
[1] The headword is third person singular, imperfect, of the verb σωμασκέω (cf. sigma 837, sigma 839); presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Source (and individual) unidentifiable. For the Isaurians cf. iota 616.
Keywords: athletics; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 January 2008@01:55:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 20 January 2008@04:20:07.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 31 October 2012@08:17:49.


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