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Headword: *praca/menos
Adler number: pi,2210
Translated headword: having exacted
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having requested, having taken.[1] "Mallius the proconsul, having exacted three hundred talents from Ariarathes, made him a friend of the Romans".[2]
Greek Original:
*praca/menos: a)paith/sas, labw/n. *ma/llios o( a)nqu/patos t# ta/lanta praca/menos para\ *)ariara/qou fi/lon au)to\n e)poih/sato *(rwmai/wn.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is the aorist middle participle, masculine nominative singular, of pra/ssw.
[1] cf. pi 2229 and pi 2232.
[2] Polybius 21.45 (on Cn. Manlius Vulso in 189/8 BCE); preserved only here, but cf. Livy 38.39.6, etc. For Ariarathes see alpha 3869, and under alpha 2218 and alpha 4316.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 October 2001@06:24:51.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 9 August 2004@01:20:34.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 9 August 2004@03:51:24.
David Whitehead (added primary note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 27 October 2011@08:06:50.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2013@07:46:58.
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