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Headword: Ἤκμαζεν
Adler number: eta,176
Translated headword: was in [his] prime
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] was strong.[1] "Trajan was in the prime of his soul, so that he was neither made rash by youth nor dulled by old age."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἤκμαζεν: ἔρρωτο. ὁ δὲ Τραϊανὸς τῇ ψυχῇ ἤκμαζεν, ὥστε μήτε ὑπὸ νεότητος θρασύνεσθαι μήτε ὑπὸ γήρως ἀμβλύνεσθαι.
Notes:
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is imperfect, third person singular, of ἀκμάζω ; cf. alpha 901.
[2] Cassius Dio 68.6.3; cf. alpha 1528, mu 899, pi 2036. (For the emperor Trajan, see generally tau 902.)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 July 2006@11:59:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more x-refs and keywords) on 23 July 2006@06:01:25.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 December 2012@09:40:34.

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