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Headword: Καταξιοπιστεύεσθαι
Adler number: kappa,686
Translated headword: to require implicit trust in criticism
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"In order that we may not seem to require implicit trust in our criticism of men of such stature, we will recall one battle".[1]
Greek Original:
Καταξιοπιστεύεσθαι: ἵνα δὲ μὴ δόξωμεν τῶν τηλικούτων ἀνδρῶν καταξιοπιστεύεσθαι, μνησθησόμεθα μιᾶς παρατάξεως.
Notes:
The unglossed headwword infinitive is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybios 12.17.1, on the inability of Kallisthenes (kappa 240) to write a competent description of a battle.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 November 2000@03:35:02.
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