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Headword: Περιόντας
Adler number: pi,1217
Translated headword: surviving
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning them] living.[1] Agathias [writes]: "and they said they would provide for him whatever he wished to use, if only they might see the hostages surviving."[2]
Greek Original:
Περιόντας: ζῶντας. Ἀγαθίας: καὶ ἔλεγον παρέξειν αὐτῷ ἐς ὅ τι βούλοιτο χρῆσθαι, εἴγε τοὺς ὁμήρους ἴδοιεν περιόντας.
Notes:
[1] The headword is present participle, masculine accusative plural, of περίειμι (from εἰμί "I am"). It is presumably, though not demonstrably, extracted from the quotation given; cf. in any event pi 1145, pi 1147.
[2] Agathias, Histories 1.13.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 May 2004@02:23:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note 1; adjusted tr) on 30 May 2004@05:43:00.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 13 May 2011@07:38:34.
David Whitehead on 25 September 2011@09:15:20.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@05:15:33.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 July 2014@01:16:12.

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