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Headword: Λύμη
Adler number: lambda,840
Translated headword: maltreatment
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] damage, corruption, insult.[1]
"He seized them, and tormented them with all sorts of maltreatment and torture and varied kinds of abuse; and with a punishment most fitting, crucified him on a hill conspicuous to all." [2]
Greek Original:
Λύμη: βλάβη, φθορά, ὕβρις. ὁ δὲ αὐτοὺς συλλαβὼν αἰκίζεται λύμῃ πάσῃ καὶ κατατάσει καὶ στρεβλώσει ποικίλῃ καὶ δικαιώσει τῇ πρεπωδεστάτῃ ἐν περιόπτῳ λόφῳ σταυρώσας αὐτόν.
[1] Same or similar glossing, variously, in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda466 Theodoridis.
[2] Aelian fr. 274 Domingo-Forasté (276 Hercher), also excerpted in kappa 810.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; law
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 8 April 2009@02:38:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 April 2009@04:34:34.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 6 September 2011@00:22:35.
David Whitehead (another note) on 24 April 2013@05:26:40.


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