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Headword: Οὐχ οἷόν τ' ἀνέσχοντο τῶν λόγων
Adler number: omicron,988
Translated headword: they were unable to endure the words but stoned to death the man who had spoken
Vetting Status: high
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Greek Original:
Οὐχ οἷόν τ' ἀνέσχοντο τῶν λόγων, ἀλλὰ κατέλευσαν τὸν εἰπόντα.
As Adler notes, Gaisford and Bernhardy linked this quotation -- which she herself attributed to Aelian -- with the Persian-War episode recounted in Herodotus 9.5.2 (Lykides) and Demosthenes 18.204 (Kyrsilos, kappa 2770).
For 'they stoned to death' cf. kappa 940.
Keywords: biography; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 October 2009@06:51:47.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 30 October 2009@19:04:09.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; tweaked tr) on 1 November 2009@04:18:26.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2013@05:55:47.


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