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Headword: Πρὸς θυμοῦ αὐτοῖς ἐγένετο
Adler number: pi,2709
Translated headword: it happened to their liking
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning [it was] pleasing and pleasant.
And elsewhere: "but the war was not happening to their liking."[1]
Greek Original:
Πρὸς θυμοῦ αὐτοῖς ἐγένετο: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀρεστὸν καὶ θυμῆρες. καὶ αὖθις: τοῖς δὲ οὐ πρὸς θυμοῦ ὁ πόλεμος ἐγίγνετο.
Notes:
For the idiom, see already pi 2708. The present headword phrase must be quoted from somewhere (other than the quotation given, which is very similar but not, as transmitted, exactly the same).
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 March 2010@06:54:59.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 18 March 2010@01:35:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 18 March 2010@04:13:38.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 17 May 2011@05:17:32.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2011@04:19:04.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@08:07:15.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2016@09:33:24.

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