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Headword: Λύσῃ
Adler number: lambda,856
Translated headword: should release
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning let him release. [It occurs in book] 9 of [Plato's] Laws. "The owner takes him, bound, from the man struck, and should not release him until the slave can persuade the man struck [that he is worthy to live unconstrained]."[1]
Greek Original:
Λύσῃ: ἀντὶ τοῦ λυσάτω. Νόμων θ#. παραλαβὼν ὁ κεκτημένος παρὰ τοῦ πληγέντος δεδεμένον αὐτὸν, μὴ λύσῃ, πρὶν ἂν ὁ δοῦλος παίσῃ τὸν πληγέντα.
Notes:
Likewise in Photius lambda477 Theodoridis.
[1] Plato, Laws 9.882B (on what is to happen in Magnesia when a slave strikes a free man). Read πείσῃ "persuade" instead of παίσῃ "strike" (see web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 August 2007@04:45:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link, set status) on 8 August 2007@02:17:07.
David Whitehead (typo) on 8 August 2007@03:13:37.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@06:00:49.

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