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Headword: Πρόσριζα
Adler number: pi,2800
Translated headword: at the root
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] with the roots.
Appian [writes]: "he was cutting the trees at the root, to prevent them growing again."[1]
Greek Original:
Πρόσριζα: σὺν ταῖς ῥίζαις. Ἀππιανός: τὰ δένδρα ἔκοπτε πρόσριζα, τοῦ μὴ πάλιν φῦναι.
Notes:
See also pi 2580.
[1] Appian fr. 11. For an unidentified episode of destroying orchards, see omicron 481 and sigma 1681.
Keywords: biography; botany; definition; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 February 2010@07:28:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweak, cross-reference, status) on 24 February 2010@20:05:21.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 25 February 2010@03:13:09.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2011@08:22:54.
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