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Headword: *)ec o(molo/gou
Adler number: epsilon,1794
Translated headword: by agreement
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning by] open [means]. "Because of the battles by agreement and in close combat many were falling(?) from one another."[1] And elsewhere: "he was in no position at all to enter into an all-embracing judgment by agreement"[2] Meaning face-to-face.
Greek Original:
*)ec o(molo/gou: profanou=s. dia\ ta\s e)c o(molo/gou kai\ susta/dhn ma/xas polloi\ e)/pipton e)c a)mfote/rwn. kai\ au)=qis: ei)s o(losxerh= de\ kri/sin e)c o(molo/gou katabai/nein ou)x oi(=o/s t' h)=n. kata\ pro/swpon.
[1] Polybius fr. 144 Büttner-Wobst. Büttner-Wobst notes (533) that Schweighäuser attributed this fragment to Polybius. Toup linked (ibid.) part of this fragment (ta\s e)c o(molo/gou kai\ susta/dhn ma/xas, the battles by agreement and in close combat) with Polybius 11.32.7 (web address 1).
[2] Polybius 3.90.5 (on Q. Fabius Maximus in relation to Hannibal in 217 BCE).
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 July 2007@04:04:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 July 2007@11:16:03.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 27 July 2007@03:08:38.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2012@04:48:08.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography, added link) on 8 September 2018@20:04:24.
Ronald Allen (revised translation in n.1) on 9 September 2018@14:25:11.


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