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Headword: *dih=ge
Adler number: delta,1000
Translated headword: drew out
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] extended.[1] John of Antioch [writes]: "[it was he] who having captured isolated outposts drew out the war greatly, blunting Hannibal's sharpness with lengthy delays."[2]
Greek Original:
*dih=ge: parece/teinen. *)iwa/nnhs *)antioxeu/s: o(\s e)rumna\ xwri/a kateilhfw\s e)pi\ polu\ dih=ge to\n po/lemon, a)mblu/nwn th\n tou= *)anni/bou o)cu/thta xroni/ais diatribai=s.
[1] The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given. For dia/gw in this sense, cf. delta 519.
[2] John of Antioch fr.52 FHG (4.557), now 118 Roberto; the only one of the many quotations from him in the Suda which is expressly attributed to him. (See already under alpha 1528, though unattributed there and with an inferior text.) The unnamed subject of the sentence is presumably Q. Fabius Maximus 'Cunctator'.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 June 2005@03:22:50.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, cross-reference, status) on 17 June 2005@12:49:29.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 18 June 2005@06:09:35.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 July 2012@08:42:31.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 28 January 2015@07:32:21.


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