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Headword: *)ecomhreusa/menoi
Adler number: epsilon,1790
Translated headword: having taken hostages
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] having made [people] like-minded.
"Having taken as hostages in this way most of the ruling class they entered enthusiastically into the war."[1]
Greek Original:
*)ecomhreusa/menoi: o(mognw/monas poih/santes. e)comhreusa/menoi de\ tw=| toiou/tw| tro/pw| tou\s plei/ous tw=n dunastw=n e)ne/bainon eu)qarsw=s ei)s to\n po/lemon.
See epsilon 1789 and the note there.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 11 February 2001@18:05:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified note; cosmetics) on 16 August 2001@08:19:23.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 31 December 2007@09:50:12.
David Whitehead (corrected my x-ref) on 16 March 2011@08:53:26.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2012@04:35:40.


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