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Headword: Γραμματείου
Adler number: gamma,420
Translated headword: of a grammar-school
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of a teaching-place. "[...] as being promoted unexpectedly out of the grammar-school and that kind of condition, he had a lot of spirit."[1]
"Hence both gold and silver, and imperial documents[2] bestowing the rank of the patricians."[3]
Greek Original:
Γραμματείου: διδασκαλείου. ἅτε προηγμένος ἀνελπίστως ἐκ τοῦ γραμματείου καὶ τῆς τοιαύτης διαθέσεως πολὺς ἐπέπνει. ἔνθεν μὲν χρυσόν τε καὶ ἄργυρον καὶ γραμματεῖα βασιλικὰ, τὴν τῶν πατρικίων τιμὴν δωρούμενα.
The headword (genitive case) is presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 179 Zintzen (109 Asmus); cf. pi 1828.
[2] γραμματεῖα here used in a different sense from the first quotation.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler tentatively suggests Symeon Metaphrastes.) This sentence is omitted in some manuscripts and placed elsewhere on the page in others.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; law; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 5 July 2003@08:36:24.
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