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Headword: *su/mbasis
Adler number: sigma,1359
Translated headword: concord, agreement
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] friendship, success, reconciliation.[1]
A maxim: "but an agreement of friends coming about in the same manner [is] more secure than those which have been accepted under duress."[2]
Greek Original:
*su/mbasis: fili/a, suntuxi/a, katallagh/. gnw/mh: su/mbasis de\ fi/lwn kata\ to\n au)to\n ginome/nh tro/pon tw=n u(p' a)na/gkhs sugxwrhqe/ntwn bebaiote/ra.
cf. generally sigma 1358, sigma 1361, sigma 1362, sigma 1363, sigma 1365.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; references at Photius sigma696 Theodoridis.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 8.48.4 (which reads e(kou/sion "voluntary" instead of the Suda's au)to\n "same"). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXIX.
Keywords: definition; ethics; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 February 2011@01:30:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 23 February 2011@03:25:15.
David Whitehead (typo) on 22 August 2011@08:23:02.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 10 October 2011@09:46:11.
David Whitehead on 2 January 2014@07:13:24.


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