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Headword: Ὑποσπαιρούσης
Adler number: upsilon,579
Translated headword: gasping for air
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[...] and while she was still gasping for air they cut out her eyes."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑποσπαιρούσης: καὶ τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς αὐτῆς μικρὸν ὑποσπαιρούσης ἔτι ἐκκόπτουσιν.
Notes:
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation.
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AFV.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 52 Asmus, now 105 Zintzen, 43E Athanassiadi. (But note alternative attributions: to Aelian by Valckenaer; to Symeon Metaphrastes by Adler.) Athanassiadi believes it belongs to the narrative of Hypatia's death (upsilon 166).
Reference:
Damascius, The Philosophical History, text with translation and notes by Polymnia Athanassiadi (Athens 1999)
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; philosophy; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 February 2003@00:03:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 6 February 2003@02:52:21.
David Whitehead (more notes and keywords) on 29 November 2013@03:06:37.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2016@05:48:25.
Catharine Roth (my typo) on 11 June 2016@12:56:32.

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