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Headword: Ὑπὲρ τῶν ὅλων ἀναρριπτεῖν
Adler number: upsilon,377
Translated headword: to risk everything on a throw
Vetting Status: high
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Greek Original:
Ὑπὲρ τῶν ὅλων ἀναρριπτεῖν.
Adler identifies this phrase (from dice-playing: see generally LSJ s.v. ἀναρρίπτω , II) as a quotation, transmitted in her view via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti. Be that as it may, it is otherwise unattested in this precise form.
cf. generally alpha 2047.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 April 2011@04:30:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 April 2011@23:11:17.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 April 2011@03:24:45.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@07:12:06.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2016@04:29:50.


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