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Headword: *)epimaxei=n
Adler number: epsilon,2459
Translated headword: to fight in defence
Vetting Status: high
[Demetrius and Ptolemy agreed] that there would be a formal treaty of friendship between them, designed to make them fight in defence of each other's [territory]; and there was a competition between the pair over which of them would act in a way that thwarted the agreement more.
Greek Original:
*)epimaxei=n: fili/an sfi/sin e)/nspondon ei)=nai e)pi\ tw=| th=| a)llh/lwn e)pimaxei=n: kai\ a(/milla h)=n a)mfoi=n, po/teros ma=llon ta\ do/canta e)/rgw| e)mpedw/sei.
From delta 431.
Cf. also epsilon 2458.
Keywords: biography; ethics; historiography; history; law; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 May 2003@09:09:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 3 July 2003@19:25:12.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 4 July 2003@03:11:20.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 17 March 2011@08:43:01.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 20 September 2017@01:28:54.


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