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Headword: *eu)ma/reia
Adler number: epsilon,3575
Translated headword: convenience, opportunity
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] stillness. Herodotus [sc. uses the word in this sense].[1]
"To Hannibal[2] this provided a greater opportunity of escape; for those who had been wounded were very slow in pursuit."[3]
Greek Original:
*eu)ma/reia: h(suxi/a *(hro/dotos. tou=to fugh=s tw=| *)anni/ba| plei/ona eu)ma/reian pare/sxe: diw/kein ga\r oi( tetrwme/noi h)=san h(/kistoi.
For the headword cf. epsilon 3573, epsilon 3574, epsilon 3576, epsilon 3577, and LSJ s.v.
[1] For the sense of the gloss, Adler cites Herodotus 4.113.1 (web address 1), where the headword appears in the accusative; cf. Hesychius s.v.
[2] cf. alpha 2452.
[3] Quotation not positively identifiable, but attributed by Valckenaer (Adler notes) to Polybius.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 21 October 2007@02:03:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks and cosmetics, status) on 21 October 2007@12:12:52.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 October 2007@03:13:21.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 22 October 2007@10:35:57.
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