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Headword: Πρόσω
Adler number: pi,2771
Translated headword: forward, far
Vetting Status: high
Meaning farther off.
"[He] decided to ride straight toward Seleucia. For Seleucia was not far from them, being distant at most twenty days travel."[1]
And elsewhere: "[he] had no further than twenty thousand infantry."[2] Meaning no more.
Greek Original:
Πρόσω: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀπωτέρω. εὐθεῖαν ἐδόκει ἐλαύνειν ὡς ἐπὶ Σελεύκειαν. εἶναι γὰρ οὐ πρόσω σφῶν τὴν Σελεύκειαν, ἅτε εἴκοσι τῶν πλείστων ἡμερῶν ὁδὸν ἀπέχουσαν. καὶ αὖθις: εἶχε δὲ καὶ πεζοὺς οὐ πρόσω τῶν δισμυρίων. ἀντὶ τοῦ οὐ πλείους.
The same headword is glossed differently at pi 2770.
[1] Ascribed to Arrian's Parthica, fr. 102 Roos-Wirth; also quoted partially at epsilon 3490.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; chronology; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 6 September 2013@13:54:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, status) on 7 September 2013@01:04:19.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 12 September 2013@05:07:42.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@06:11:26.


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