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Headword: *)ene/rsei
Adler number: epsilon,1256
Translated headword: fastener
Vetting Status: high
"They destroyed with iron the timber with which, fitted to the wall on each side as a fastener, they are accustomed to join the gates."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ene/rsei: to\ cu/lon sidh/rw| die/fqeiran, w(=|per e)ne/rsei tei/xous e(kate/rou e)narmosqe/nti ta\s pu/las e)pizeugnu/nai ei)w/qasin.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotatation given, is dative singular of e)/nersis (used for a different kind of fastener at epsilon 1257).
[1] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 7.20.15 (which however has 'with axes', not the Suda's 'with iron').
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Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 April 2007@21:16:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; modified keywords; cosmetics) on 22 April 2007@05:44:45.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 24 August 2012@06:39:12.


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