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Headword: Ἠγόμην
Adler number: eta,68
Translated headword: I was considered
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] I was brought up, I happened to be. "I was considered the greatest man of the citizens of that place, before a chance event like this came upon me."
Greek Original:
Ἠγόμην: ἐτρεφόμην, ἐτύγχανον. ἠγόμην δ' ἀνὴρ ἀστῶν μέγιστος τῶν ἐκεῖ, πρίν μοι τύχη τοιάδ' ἐπέστη.
Note:
Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 775-777 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 30 July 2005@02:14:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; streamlined notes; cosmetics) on 31 July 2005@04:17:50.
David Whitehead on 5 December 2012@03:46:45.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 20 July 2018@01:31:13.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 20 July 2018@01:36:30.

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