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Headword: Eulabôs
Adler number: epsilon,3557
Translated headword: cautiously, charily, warily
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"When Philip[1] saw that the Achaeans were behaving warily about the war against the Romans he was eager to induce them [both] into animosity by every means possible".
Greek Original:
Eulabôs: ho de Philippos horôn tous Achaious eulabôs diakeimenous pros ton kata Rhômaiôn polemon espoudaze kata panta tropon embibasai autous eis apechtheian.
Notes:
Polybius 16.38 (web address 1). Valesius (Henri de Valois 1603-1676) attributed this entry to Polybius; placing it here in the Polybian corpus seems most plausible (Walbank, p. 545) and associates it with Philip's Asia Minor campaign in 200 BCE, during the Second Macedonian War (200-197 BCE; cf. Errington, pp. 244-289).
With the headword adverb cf. generally epsilon 3551, epsilon 3552, epsilon 3553, epsilon 3554, epsilon 2555, epsilon 3556.
[1] Philip V of Macedon; cf. phi 355 and OCD(4) p.1129, s.v. Philip(3).
References:
F.W. Walbank, A Historical Commentary on Polybius, vol. II, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967
R.M. Errington, 'Rome Against Philip and Antiochus,' in A.E. Astin, F.W. Walbank, M.W. Frederiksen, and R.M. Ogilvie, eds., The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol. VIII, 2nd ed., Rome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 May 2003@05:16:14.
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Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 22 July 2003@00:40:18.
David Whitehead (added x-refs) on 22 July 2003@03:46:59.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2012@06:43:58.
David Whitehead on 7 March 2016@08:55:31.
Ronald Allen (Added link and note) on 10 February 2018@20:12:27.
Ronald Allen (Added bibliography and supplemented primary note) on 12 February 2018@22:37:12.
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