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Headword: Πραττομένους
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:
Πραττομένους: ἀπαιτουμένους. Ἰσοκράτης: καὶ τοὺς μαθητὰς μικρὸν πραττομένους. πραττόμενος δὲ τοὺς τῶν πλοίων κυρίους, τέλους δὲ οὐδενὶ αἴσθησιν παρεχόμενος.
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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