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Headword: *(uparca/menos
Adler number: upsilon,159
Translated headword: having taken the initiative
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having begun.[1]
"In time the Greeks, once the Chians had taken the initiative, sent envoys to the Spartans".[2]
Greek Original:
*(uparca/menos: kata/rcas. xro/nw| de\ oi( *(/ellhnes *xi/wn u(parca/ntwn, e)presbeu/santo pro\s *lakedaimoni/ous.
[1] = Photius upsilon78, where Theodoridis declares the headword -- aorist middle participle, masculine nominative singular, of u(pa/rxw -- to be extracted from Plato, Timaeus 41C.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable (but from an historical narrative of Greek history in the late fifth century BCE; cf. Thucydides 8.5-7). Here the participle, genitive plural, is active voice.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; philosophy; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2002@09:10:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 7 December 2002@22:57:37.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 8 December 2002@05:32:04.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 25 April 2011@08:51:35.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 10 August 2011@06:14:58.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2013@08:56:30.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2013@09:02:35.


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