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Headword: *dieyeusme/noi
Adler number: delta,987
Translated headword: deceived
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] ignorant.[1] Polybius [writes]: "of all these things the Aetolians were deceived".[2]
And elsewhere: "they were deceived in their calculations; for Hannibal forestalled them by taking the city [of Saguntum]".[3]
Greek Original:
*dieyeusme/noi: h)gnohko/tes. *polu/bios: pa/ntwn tou/twn h)=san dieyeusme/noi oi( *ai)twloi/. kai\ au)=qis: dieyeu/sqhsan de\ toi=s logismoi=s: kateta/xhse ga\r au)tou\s *)anni/bas e)celw\n th\n po/lin.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the first quotation given, is perfect passive participle, masculine nominative plural, of diayeu/dw.
[2] Polybius fr. 30 Büttner-Wobst. Büttner-Wobst inserted (p. 518) oi( *ai)twloi/ (the Aetolians), into the fragment, which Adler here transmits.
[3] Polybius 3.16.5; cf. kappa 1003. The eastern Iberian coastal city of Saguntum (Barrington Atlas map 27 grid E2; modern day Sagunto, Valencia province, Spain) succumbed to Hannibal's assault (219 BCE) after an eight month siege.
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 June 2005@03:49:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 June 2005@19:30:30.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 June 2005@06:14:12.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 13 May 2008@16:58:28.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords) on 9 July 2012@07:38:52.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2 and n.3, added bibliography, added map reference) on 13 August 2018@20:52:45.


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