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Headword: *tolmhti/as
Adler number: tau,745
Translated headword: bold, venturesome
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] daring.[1]
Agathias [writes]: "for he was especially venturesome and troublesome and beyond necessity possessed of the love of danger." He says this about Theudibert, the son of Theodoric.[2]
Greek Original:
*tolmhti/as: tolmhro/s. *)agaqi/as: tolmhti/as ga\r h)=n e)s ta\ ma/lista kai\ taraxw/dhs kai\ pe/ra tou= a)nagkai/ou to\ filoki/ndunon kekthme/nos. peri\ *qeudibe/rtou le/gwn, ui(ou= *qeuderi/xou.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau364 Theodoridis. Originating, it seems, in Attic comedy: see Comica adespota fr. 1166 Kock, now 430 K.-A.
[2] Agathias, Histories 1.4 (about Theodoric the Merovingian king of Metz etc., who reigned 511-534, and Theudebert his son, who reigned 534-548). See also theta 299.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 January 2014@19:40:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 19 January 2014@04:07:26.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 28 December 2014@07:17:43.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 May 2016@04:13:47.


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