Author Topic: τῷ κρατίστῳ -> to the best, for the best  (Read 6822 times)

jenna

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τῷ κρατίστῳ -> to the best, for the best
« on: 22 Nov, 2005, 07:21:01 »
does anyone know what hoti to kratisto looks like in the ancient greek script or just simply kratisto

thankyou
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Απ: Τώ κρατίστω -> to/for the best
« Reply #1 on: 22 Nov, 2005, 10:55:14 »
adverb MASC kratistos FEM kratisti NEU kratisto

its origin is kratos (state) and it means very forceful, very powerful, very able.
« Last Edit: 27 Nov, 2005, 13:22:02 by wings »
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Re: Τώ κρατίστω -> to/for the best
« Reply #2 on: 22 Nov, 2005, 11:02:14 »
τώ κρατίστω (to the strongest or for the strongest)

See also
Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor Felix: Greetings.
κλαυδιος λυσιας τω κρατιστω ηγεμονι φηλικι χαιρειν
http://www.jesus.com.au/html/bible/acts+23
« Last Edit: 27 Nov, 2005, 13:22:31 by wings »


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Re: Τώ κρατίστω -> to/for the best
« Reply #3 on: 23 Nov, 2005, 01:53:09 »
ok, thanks both of you for that. 
« Last Edit: 27 Nov, 2005, 13:22:56 by wings »