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Headword: *plinqwto\n
Adler number: pi,1778
Translated headword: brick-shaped, oblong
Vetting Status: high
[Brick-shaped] or brick-like is the term used when, in a four-sided shape, this produces what Xenophon the son of Gryllos calls an equal-sided rectangle.
Greek Original:
*plinqwto\n de\ h)\ plinqi/a le/getai, o(/tan e)n tetragw/nw| sxh/mati tauto\ tou=to pra/ch|, o(/per *cenofw=n o( tou= *gru/llou dipla/sion i)so/pleuron kalei=.
Xenophon, Anabasis 3.4.19, which has the noun plai/sion (see generally pi 1715) for the adjective dipla/sion transmitted here. See text at web address 1.
cf. generally pi 1775.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 October 2001@07:05:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 22 July 2004@16:03:21.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 23 July 2004@03:20:24.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 19 October 2011@08:59:10.


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