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Headword: *)apostaurou=ntes
Adler number: alpha,3548
Translated headword: palisading
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] shutting in with palisades.[1] "They fortified the coastal part of the peninsula in a circle by palisading and surrounding [it] with a stockade."[2]
Greek Original:
*)apostaurou=ntes: stauroi=s periklei/ontes. ku/klw| to\ nhsi/zon th=s xerronh/sou w)xu/roun a)postaurou=ntes kai\ perixarakou=ntes.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] cf. alpha 3067.
[2] Polybius 4.56.8 (approximated), of the efforts of the people of Sinope to keep out King Mithridates II of Pontus in c.220 BCE.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 June 2001@20:18:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 4 June 2001@08:14:19.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 22 August 2002@05:05:28.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks) on 5 April 2012@07:53:05.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2015@09:31:59.


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