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Headword: *)ensei/ei th\n i(/ppon au)toi=s
Adler number: epsilon,1431
Translated headword: hurls the cavalry at them
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [he/she/it] sets [it] on [them].[1] "Urging the cavalry on [he] hurls [it] at them in a mass."[2]
Greek Original:
*)ensei/ei th\n i(/ppon au)toi=s: a)nti\ tou= e)piti/qhsin. e)pa/ras e)nsei/ei th\n i(/ppon au)toi=s a)qro/an.
[1] For the verb e)nsei/w, see also epsilon 1432.
[2] The quotation (cf. rho 218) is unidentifiable, though there are parallels in Dionysius of Halicarnasssus, Roman Antiquities (e.g. 9.16.6). For feminine i(/ppos as a collective noun for cavalry see generally LSJ s.v., II.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 May 2007@01:28:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; note number and other cosmetics) on 17 May 2007@03:19:33.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2; cosmetics) on 29 August 2012@05:53:03.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 13 January 2016@03:52:48.


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