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Headword: Ἀπολογισμός
Adler number: alpha,3401
Translated headword: explanation
Vetting Status: high
Polybios [writes]: "Xanthippos, coming into their hands, revealed to the [sc. Carthaginian] leaders the explanations for why they were now failing and how they could defeat their enemies."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἀπολογισμός: Πολύβιος: ὁ δὲ Ξάνθιππος παραγενόμενος εἰς χεῖρας ἔφερε τοῖς ἄρχουσι τοὺς ἀπολογισμοὺς, παρὰ τί νῦν σφαλείησαν, καὶ πῶς δύναιντο τοὺς ἐναντίους νικᾶν.
The unglossed headword is evidently generated by the quotation given.
See also alpha 3400.
[1] An approximation of Polybios 1.32.4, on an episode in the First Punic War; cf. Diodorus Siculus 23.14.
Keywords: biography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 January 2002@16:10:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 29 January 2002@03:12:06.
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 January 2010@08:13:37.
David Whitehead on 3 April 2012@06:48:53.
David Whitehead (another note) on 28 August 2015@04:50:17.


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