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Headword: *tei=xos makro/n
Adler number: tau,461
Translated headword: long wall
Vetting Status: high
[Note] that the emperor Anastasius built the long wall sixty miles from the city, extending from the sea on the north to the south for a length of 50 miles and with a width of 20 feet.[1]
Interpretation of a dream: he who is sat on a wall seems to be fortunate.[2]
Greek Original:
*tei=xos makro/n: o(/ti *)anasta/sios o( basileu\s kti/zei to\ makro\n tei=xos pro\ e(ch/konta mili/wn th=s po/lews, diatei/nas e)k th=s kata\ a)/rkton qala/sshs ei)s meshmbri/an mh=kos me\n mili/wn n#, eu)=ros de\ podw=n k#. lu/sis o)nei/rou: tei/xei kaqesqei\s eu)tuxh\s pe/lein do/kei.
[1] From alpha 2077 (end), q.v. 'The city' is Byzantium, and the two seas mentioned here are, respectively, the Black Sea and the Propontis. For the Anastasian Long Wall Project (directed by James Crow and Alessandra Ricci), see web address 1.
[2] From the dream-interpretations, in verse, attributed to Astrampsychus (alpha 4251).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; biography; dreams; geography; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; meter and music; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 April 2010@04:32:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, status) on 9 April 2010@00:57:32.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 9 April 2010@06:10:44.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2014@06:55:40.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 23 July 2022@01:13:09.


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