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Headword: Diisthmêsanta
Adler number: delta,1047
Translated headword: having di-isthmusized
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning him] having crossed the isthmus [sc. of Corinth]. "He called upon him to assist, once he had di-isthmusized his boats".[1]
Greek Original:
Diisthmêsanta: ton isthmon diabibasanta. parekalei auton boêthein, tous lembous diisthmêsanta.
The headword -- aorist active participle, masculine accusative singular, of diisqmi/zw (sic) -- is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius 4.19.7, on Taurion (Macedonian governor of the Peloponnese) and the dynast Demetrios (Demetrius, cf. OCD(4) s.v. Demetrius(7)) of Pharos (Pharus, Barrington Atlas map 20 grid D6) in 220 BCE. The verb is unique to this passage (and attracted some lexicographical attention); cf., nevertheless, delta 1048 (and with a different preverb, upsilon 299).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 May 2003@11:22:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 12 May 2003@00:48:47.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 15 October 2003@06:18:33.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 10 July 2012@07:03:52.
David Whitehead on 9 November 2015@06:23:30.
David Whitehead on 9 November 2015@06:32:07.
Ronald Allen (augmented n.1) on 14 August 2018@16:01:59.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 7 October 2018@02:12:11.


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