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Headword: *sugklu/dwn a)nqrw/pwn
Adler number: sigma,1295
Translated headword: of heterogeneous fellows, of miscellaneous fellows
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning of those] mixed-together, interlopers, smuggled-in.[1]
"When an amorphous and miscellaneous mob had swiftly formed itself around him, he had not far short of twenty thousand".[2]
Greek Original:
*sugklu/dwn a)nqrw/pwn: summi/ktwn, e)phlu/dwn, pareisa/ktwn. tou= de\ a)sh/mou kai\ su/gkludos o)/xlou taxe/ws pro\s au)to\n sunistame/nou, dismuri/wn ou) polu\ a)pode/ontas e)/sxe.
The headword phrase, genitive plural, might be quoted from somewhere as a whole, but see n.1 below. Cf. xi 88.
(The adjective in it literally means washed together by the waves: see LSJ s.v.)
[1] Likewise in Photius and other lexica, but without 'fellows'. That fact suggests that only the adjective is actually quoted from anywhere -- either Plato, Axiochus 369A, or Lucian, De mercede conductis potentium familiaribus 24, to judge from the scholia there (noted by Adler); cf. also Hesychius sigma2174.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 August 2012@09:48:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 August 2012@17:16:08.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 28 August 2012@03:31:35.
David Whitehead on 2 January 2014@04:58:06.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 13 December 2020@20:06:50.


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