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Headword: Ἰσχυρίζετο
Adler number: iota,726
Translated headword: was insisting
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [he/she/it] was maintaining strongly.[1] "Lying face-down he was insisting that nothing was left to the Beroeans of all their money."[2]
And elsewhere: "I write these things not as having witnessed [them] myself, but as having heard [them] from those insisting that they had been witnesses."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἰσχυρίζετο: ἀντὶ τοῦ διεβεβαιοῦτο. ὁ δὲ πρηνὴς κείμενος ἰσχυρίζετο οὐδὲν τοῖς Βεροιαίοις ὑπολελεῖφθαι τῶν πάντων χρημάτων. καὶ αὖθις: ταῦτα γράφω οὐκ αὐτὸς θεασάμενος, ἀλλὰ τῶν θεάσασθαι ἰσχυριζομένων ἀκούσας.
[1] Similarly in other lexica. The headword is third person singular, imperfect, of ἰσχυρίζομαι , presumably extracted from the quotation which immediately follows.
[2] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 2.7.34; cf. beta 245.
[3] Procopius, Secret History 12.23.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 May 2006@01:12:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 3 May 2006@03:09:21.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 16 January 2013@06:02:42.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 15 February 2016@01:55:46.


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