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Headword: Ψευσθέντα
Adler number: psi,61
Translated headword: having been cheated, having been lied to
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] having been deceived.[1] "...[that] he [A] had been cheated to by a deceiving man,[B] not to remain out of the battle. For he [B] had all kinds of advice and speeches, how he [A] might survive the war."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related passive infinitive] ψευσθῆναι ["to be cheated of"]; [used] with a genitive.
Greek Original:
Ψευσθέντα: ἀπατηθέντα. ψευσθέντα δὲ αὐτὸν ὑπ' ἀνδρὸς ἀπατεῶνος, μὴ μένειν ἀπόμαχον. ἐκείνῳ γὰρ βουλαί τε καὶ λόγοι παντοῖοι, ὅπως τοῦ πολέμου περιέσοιτο. καὶ Ψευσθῆναι: γενικῇ.
Notes:
[1] If the headword is extracted from the quotation given, it is masculine accusative singular (rather than nominative/accusative neuter plural) of this aorist passive participle of ψεύδω .
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable. For ἀπόμαχος see alpha 3435.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 December 2005@16:03:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 29 December 2005@03:33:54.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 5 November 2013@06:53:25.
Catharine Roth (typo, coding) on 28 May 2014@00:46:56.

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