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Headword: Ôrgôn
Adler number: omega,165
Translated headword: they were swelling, they were eager
Vetting Status: high
"But they were swelling with eagerness to obtain one another's good opinion."[1]
And elsewhere: "they were eager to come to grips with the enemy."[2]
Greek Original:
Ôrgôn: hoi de kai prosktêsasthai tên allêlôn doxan spoudên poioumenoi ôrgôn. kai authis: hoi de ôrgôn tois polemiois homose ienai.
The unglossed headword, illustrated by both of the quotations given, is the third person plural, imperfect, of o)rga/w; cf. omicron 502.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as Cassius Dio 41.56.3. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.XC.
[2] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 8.8.5. (For 'to come to grips' cf. generally omicron 283, omicron 284).
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 September 2005@00:27:24.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added note number; set status) on 22 September 2005@12:14:01.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 25 September 2005@05:52:06.
David Whitehead (source identification) on 11 April 2011@10:49:38.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 11 October 2011@06:57:19.
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; tweaking) on 1 November 2013@05:57:03.


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