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Headword: Ἱστορημέναι
Adler number: iota,696
Translated headword: being observed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning they] standing for viewing.[1] "For thus they were being observed only, as artists paint images."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἱστορημέναι: πρὸς θέαν ἱστάμεναι. οὕτω γὰρ ἦσαν ἱστορημέναι μόνον, ὡς ζωγραφοῦσιν οἱ γραφεῖς τὰς εἰκόνας.
Notes:
[1] Present middle/passive participle of ἱστορέω (cf. iota 697), feminine nominative plural; presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] George of Pisidia, On the Persian Expedition 3.46-7. The noun to which the participle relates is parataxeis.
Keywords: art history; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 April 2006@19:34:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 April 2006@03:38:36.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 16 January 2013@04:00:23.

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