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Headword: *sto/ma
Adler number: sigma,1132
Translated headword: front
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the forward part of the army.
Xenophon [writes]: "[Xenophon] asked [Cheirisophos] to send him men from the front; for taking them from the rear was a long job".[1]
Greek Original:
*sto/ma: to\ e)/mprosqen me/ros tou= stratou=. *cenofw=n: keleu/ei a)po\ tou= sto/matos sumpe/myai a)/ndras: makra\n ga\r h)=n a)po\ th=s ou)ra=s labei=n.
For other meanings of this headword (literally 'mouth') see sigma 1133, sigma 1134.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 3.4.42 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 November 2001@03:55:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 10 January 2005@17:14:39.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 11 January 2005@02:46:16.
David Whitehead (typo) on 11 January 2005@10:10:12.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 21 August 2011@09:30:05.
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