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Headword: Diadromai
Adler number: delta,546
Translated headword: runnings-through
Vetting Status: high
[A term used] in reference to movements in a battle-line.[1] "And the first [sc. squadron of] cavalry drove by in formation and with good order; then they were divided and standing opposite each other they demonstrated their fighting manoeuvres. And then there took place certain runnings-through in full armor and evolutions and flank-marchings."[2]
Greek Original:
Diadromai: epi tôn epi parataxei kinêmatôn. kai hê ge hippos parêlase prôtê eutaktôs te kai sun kosmôi, eita diêirethêsan kai allêlois antiprosôpoi stantes machomenôn schêmata epedeixanto. kaita enoplioi diadromai tines eginonto kai exelixeis kai periodoi.
[1] Likewise in ps.-Zonaras.
[2] Quotation (unidentifiable) partially repeated at epsilon 1617. For 'evolutions' cf. epsilon 1616, epsilon 1617.
Keywords: clothing; definition; historiography; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 November 2004@23:02:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (small changes to translation; added note and more keywords) on 8 November 2004@03:19:26.
David Whitehead on 27 June 2012@09:52:11.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 20 October 2015@02:56:13.


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