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Headword: Ποινήλατον
Adler number: pi,3093
Translated headword: fury-driven
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"The philosopher avoided this man as one fury-driven."
Greek Original:
Ποινήλατον: τοῦτον ὡς ποινήλατον ὁ φιλόσοφος ἐξετρέπετο.
Notes:
The headword, evidently extracted from the quotation which follows, is masculine accusative singular of the (very rare) adjective in question. Tentatively attributed by Adler to Damascius; now his Life of Isidore fr. 297 Zintzen, 113Q Athanassiadi.
cf. generally pi 3096.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; mythology; philosophy; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 December 2006@18:12:21.
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