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Headword: Hêirêmenên
Adler number: eta,505
Translated headword: having chosen, having been chosen
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] elected by show of hands.[1]
Also h(|rhme/non ["chosen"], decided, selected.[2]
"Since they happened to have chosen the Persian side for the most part, [that] they were spattered with mud by both the Colchians themselves and the Romans, and were counted among the most dishonorable."[3]
Greek Original:
Hêirêmenên: kecheirotonêmenên. kai Hêirêmenon, epikrithen, eklelegmenon. epeidê etunchanon ek pleistou ta Persôn hêirêmenoi, propêlakizesthai te hupo Kolchôn autôn kai Rhômaiôn kai en tois atimotatois tetachthai.
Notes:
[1] The headword is perfect middle or perfect passive participle of ai(re/w, feminine accusative singular. Same glossing in the scholia to Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 714, where it occurs with a passive sense.
[2] The same participle but now in the neuter nominative/accusative singular; again, evidently quoted from somewhere. Same or similar glossing in other lexica.
[3] Agathias, Histories 4.12, where the participle has the middle sense.
Keywords: comedy; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 October 2006@00:50:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 26 October 2006@03:08:11.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 December 2012@06:15:51.
Catharine Roth (added alternatives for headword, tweaked note) on 23 December 2012@21:38:06.
Catharine Roth (expanded notes) on 23 December 2012@21:42:52.

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