[B-Greek] Josephus, Antiquities 15,235

Emanuel Contac vaisamar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 19:07:54 EDT 2010

  Hello List,


   I have a syntax query which is not strictly biblical but with implications for a research paper on a biblical theme.


   Does anyone have access to the Loeb Translation of Jewish Antiquities, Book 15,235? The translation I use (in BibleWorks 8) does not seem to be very accurate in the second part (after the conjunction ALLA):


JOS  Antiquities of the Jews 15:235 [Mariamne] οὔτε γὰρ λόγον δοῦσα τὴν ἀρχὴν οὔτε ταραχθεῖσα πρὸς τὴν ἐκείνης [Alexandra, her mother] δυσχέρειαν ἐπέβλεπεν ἀλλ᾽ ὡς ὑπὸ φρονήματος τὴν ἁμαρτίαν καὶ μᾶλλον ἄχθεσθαι περιφανῶς ἀσχημονούσης ἐνέφηνεν


“for at the first she gave her not a word, nor was discomposed at her peevishness, and only looked at her; yet did she, out of a greatness of soul discover her concern for her mother's offence, and especially for her exposing herself in a manner so unbecoming her;”


 Is it possible to translate „hypo phronematos” with „out of a greatness of soul” and „achthestai” with „concern”? 


 After ALLA there should be a verb describing what Mariamne did. Without it, the sentence does seem to make sense.


  Emanuel Contac

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