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Headword: Περιπαθῶς
Adler number: pi,1230
Translated headword: despairingly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] emotionally, sorrowfully.
Polybius [writes]: "and would not, having become despairing, throw himself down a precipice".[1]
Greek Original:
Περιπαθῶς: συμπαθῶς, λυπηρῶς. Πολύβιος: μήθ' ἑαυτὸν ῥίψαι κατὰ κρημνοῦ περιπαθὴς γενόμενος.
The headword adverb is presumably extracted from somewhere (other than the quotation given, which has the related adjective); there are numerous possibilities.
[1] Polybius 8.18.8 (on the precautions to capture Achaios alive).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 October 2001@03:27:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 12 October 2001@15:58:06.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 29 July 2004@08:11:07.
David Whitehead on 13 May 2011@07:41:21.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@06:06:32.


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