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Headword: *)afrourh/tous
Adler number: alpha,4656
Translated headword: ungarrisoned
Vetting Status: high
"The Thasians told Metrodorus, Philip's general, that they would surrender the city if he should see to it that they were ungarrisoned, unsubjected to tribute, exempt from billeting, and [free to] use their own laws. When all had approved what had been said with a shout, they led Philip into the city."[1] ["Had approved"] meaning had confirmed.[2]
Greek Original:
*)afrourh/tous: *qa/sioi ei)=pon pro\s *mhtro/dwron, to\n *fili/ppou strathgo\n, paradou=nai th\n po/lin, ei) diathrh/soi au)tou\s a)frourh/tous, a)forologh/tous, a)nepistaqmeu/tous no/mois xrh=sqai toi=s i)di/ois. e)pishmhname/nwn de\ meta\ kraugh=s pa/ntwn ta\ r(hqe/nta, parh/gagon to\n *fi/lippon ei)s th\n po/lin. a)nti\ tou= bebaiwsa/ntwn.
[1] Polybius 15.24.2-3, abridged; cf. already alpha 2298 and alpha 4217. The time is late C3 BCE, when Philip V of Macedon is campaigning in the north Aegean. For Thasos see theta 59 and generally OCD(4) s.v. (p.1449).
[2] cf. epsilon 2564.
Keywords: biography; definition; economics; food; geography; historiography; history; law; military affairs; politics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 June 2001@11:04:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 7 June 2001@04:29:05.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 7 May 2012@09:34:18.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@04:57:12.


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