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Headword: Kathistato
Adler number: kappa,115
Translated headword: began to prepare for
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] was taking care of, was considering. "The emperor, having heard the information that had been collected [...], immediately began to prepare for war."[1]
Greek Original:
Kathistato: epemeleito, ephrontizen. ho de basileus akousas ta xunenechthenta euthus kathistato es ton polemon.
Notes:
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given (where the context indicates the inchoative sense of the imperfect).
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler, but identifiable via the TLG as Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 5.5.1 (abridged). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.XCIV.
Reference:
Smyth, H. W., Greek Grammar, section ยง1900
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 27 July 2008@17:43:50.
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Catharine Roth (added reference and keywords, set status) on 27 July 2008@20:38:49.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 July 2008@03:30:07.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 12 October 2011@03:29:21.
David Whitehead on 22 January 2013@05:55:01.
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