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Headword: *kateka/lei
Adler number: kappa,932
Translated headword: was calling upon, was summoning
Vetting Status: high
"And he was calling upon the surviving Athenians from all quarters". Meaning he was shouting for [them].
Greek Original:
*kateka/lei: o( de\ pantaxo/qen kateka/lei tou\s perisw|zome/nous tw=n *)aqhnai/wn. a)nti\ tou= e)fw/nei.
The quotation (not identified by Adler) is Diodorus Siculus 13.63.3 on Hermocrates of Syracuse in Sicily in 409 BCE; but 'surviving Athenians' should be 'surviving Selinuntians', and the participle is not the Suda's peri- but dia-.
The verb is actually imperfect, perhaps implying 'began to...'.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 21 December 2008@18:45:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 December 2008@03:27:29.
David Whitehead on 7 February 2013@05:36:42.


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