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Headword: Periesesthai
Adler number: pi,1130
Translated headword: to prevail
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to overcome.[1]
"For not otherwise [sc. were they likely, vel sim.] to prevail over a general who was both hasty and altogether unwarlike."[2]
Greek Original:
Periesesthai: perigenêsesthai. ou gar heterôs periesesthai stratêgou thermou te kai amachou pantapasin.
Notes:
[1] Future infinitive -- as in the quotation to follow - of peri/eimi (from ei)mi/ "I am"), glossed by the future infinitive of perigi/gnomai; cf. pi 1133, pi 1146. (See also under pi 1123.)
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler but now the contextless John of Antioch fr.119.2 Roberto.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 May 2004@02:31:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 30 May 2004@05:51:48.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; source identification; another x-ref; more keywords) on 14 September 2011@08:04:48.
David Whitehead on 25 September 2013@05:01:02.
David Whitehead (tweaked a note) on 30 January 2015@03:45:09.

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