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Headword: *pro/kwpon
Adler number: pi,2483
Translated headword: drawn
Vetting Status: high
"Angry with the king/emperor [he departed] holding his sword drawn."[1] Meaning bare.
And elsewhere: "but looking noble he held his sword drawn".[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/kwpon: o( de\ o)rgisqei\s kata\ tou= basile/ws pro/kwpon e)/xwn to\ ci/fos. a)nti\ tou= gumno/n. kai\ au)=qis: a)lla\ genniko\n o(rw=n ei)=xe pro/kwpon to\ ci/fos.
For the etymology of the headword adjective cf. kappa 2295.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as a close approximation (add a)ph|/ei, "he departed", before pro/kwpon) of a section of John of Antioch fr.187 FHG, now 280 Roberto.
[2] Aelian fr. 73e Domingo-Forasté (70 Hercher); cf. theta 520.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 March 2010@06:46:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 March 2010@00:29:11.
David Whitehead (added primary note) on 3 March 2010@03:04:44.
David Whitehead (source identification; more keywords) on 21 November 2011@05:35:59.
Catharine Roth (typo, updated reference) on 2 April 2012@01:37:16.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@05:45:46.
David Whitehead on 30 January 2015@04:00:52.


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