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Headword: Eupeteia
Adler number: epsilon,3646
Translated headword: ease
Vetting Status: high
"The Romans conquered on account of much ease of [= in?] the open air."[1]
"Either [those] departing in ease with children and wives or recognizing something else."[2]
"So with ease Ganymede slew himself with a sword."[3] That is, easily.
"For [it is] natural for all to turn toward ease."[4]
Greek Original:
Eupeteia. hoi de Rhômaioi dia pollên eupeteian tês hupaithrou ekratêsan. eite kat' eupeteian apanistamenous meta teknôn kai gunaikôn eite allo ti ginôskontas. ho oun Ganumêdês kat' eupeteian heauton xiphei dieirgasato. toutestin eucherôs. phusei gar pantes es to eupetes trepontai.
cf. epsilon 3647 for the related adjective. The present headword is unglossed.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable. (Attributed to Nicolaus of Damascus by Hemsterhuys, but later than him in Adler's opinion.) For Ganymede cf. under mu 1092.
[4] Quotation tentatively attributed by Adler to Polybius, but TLG searching brings up something more concrete: Procopius, Secret History 7.21 (fu/sei ga\r oi( plei=stoi e)s to\ a(marta/nein eu)petw=s tre/pontai). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II pp.XCV-XCVI.
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; mythology; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 5 February 2008@20:33:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 February 2008@03:40:42.
David Whitehead (expanded and modified n.4) on 12 October 2011@05:54:33.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2012@05:31:44.
David Whitehead (coding) on 11 March 2016@07:25:29.


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