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Headword: Ὑποσχεῖν
Adler number: upsilon,599
Translated headword: to sustain
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to undertake, to be demanded, to suggest.[1]
"[...] to sustain an argument to the people in support of what has been done until then."[2]
And elsewhere: "[... him] sustaining the discussion of the office and displaying the good services."[3]
Greek Original:
Ὑποσχεῖν: ὑπολαβεῖν, ἀπαιτηθῆναι, ὑποθεῖναι. τῷ δήμῳ λόγον ὑποσχεῖν ὑπὲρ τῶν ἄχρι τοῦδε πεπραγμένων. καὶ αὖθις: ὑποσχόντα λόγον τῆς ἀρχῆς καὶ τὰς εὐεργεσίας ἀναδειξάμενον.
The headword, illstrated by the first of the two quotations given, is aorist infinitive of the verb ὑπέχω .
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.269 (where the participle ὑποσχών occurs).
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 27 October 2008@08:22:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 October 2008@08:32:22.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2013@04:22:04.


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