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Headword: *prattome/nous
Adler number: pi,2232
Translated headword: exacting
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning them] demanding.[1] Isocrates [writes]: "and exacting only a small [sc. fee] from their pupils".[2]
"Exacting [money] from the masters of the vessels, but giving nobody a feeling of a tax."[3]
Greek Original:
*prattome/nous: a)paitoume/nous. *)isokra/ths: kai\ tou\s maqhta\s mikro\n prattome/nous. pratto/menos de\ tou\s tw=n ploi/wn kuri/ous, te/lous de\ ou)deni\ ai)/sqhsin parexo/menos.
The headword, masculine accusative plural of this present middle participle, is presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Same glossing in Photius (pi1144 Theodoridis) and elsewhere; cf. pi 2210, pi 2229.
[2] Isocrates 13.7.
[3] Quotation not identified by Adler, but it is Procopius, Secret History 25.3 (on Justinian); see on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.XCIV.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 August 2012@09:13:50.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 11 August 2012@12:09:31.
David Whitehead (adjusted keywords) on 12 August 2012@04:04:17.
Catharine Roth (cross-references, status) on 7 February 2013@00:31:37.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2013@08:23:15.


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