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Headword: *dekeleiko/s
Adler number: delta,191
Translated headword: Dekeleian, Decelean
Vetting Status: high
[Referring to] the Peloponnesian War;[1] [sc. so named] from its final part.[2]
Greek Original:
*dekeleiko/s: o( *peloponnhsiako\s po/lemos: a)po\ me/rous tou= teleutai/ou.
= Harpokration s.v.
[1] 431-404 BCE. But see next note.
[2] From 413 onwards, when Dekeleia (delta 190) in Attica was continuously manned by enemy troops. A likely source for the phrase "Dekeleian War" is Isocrates 8.29.
Keywords: chronology; definition; geography; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 September 2000@07:49:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 4 May 2002@17:38:40.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 17 September 2002@06:28:11.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 4 July 2011@09:01:02.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2012@06:19:26.
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