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Headword: *plinqi/on
Adler number: pi,1775
Translated headword: oblong, rectangle
Vetting Status: high
A kind of military formation.[1]
"He himself, leading the army in oblong[-formation], proceeded on foot."[2]
Greek Original:
*plinqi/on: parata/cews ei)=dos. au)to\s de\ e)n plinqi/w| a)/gwn th\n stratia\n ba/dhn e)poreu/eto.
Literally brick[-shaped]; cf. generally pi 1778.
[1] cf. pi 1715.
[2] Quotation (already, with slight variants, at beta 16) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 October 2001@06:48:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 July 2004@16:00:14.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 25 March 2008@07:04:27.
David Whitehead (modified headword and tr; expanded note; another keyword) on 15 April 2010@05:18:08.
David Whitehead on 19 October 2011@08:55:42.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 19 September 2021@19:32:11.


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