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Headword: *(upero/rion
Adler number: upsilon,340
Translated headword: cross-border, across the border
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] something different, and altogether alien, and immoderate.[1] "The climate's unfamiliarity and strangeness [literally: cross-border-ness] was going to distress the army."[2]
And elsewhere: "[he] saying that it was appropriate for a young man to travel and to be elevated by cross-border [experience]."[3]
"Rome was inexperienced in cross-border campaigns."[4]
Greek Original:
*(upero/rion: to\ parhllagme/non, kai\ pa/nth| a)llo/trion, kai\ u(pe/rogkon. to\ tw=n a)e/rwn a)/hqes kai\ u(pero/rion luph/sein e)/melle th\n stratia/n. kai\ au)=qis: prosh/kein fh/sas ne/w| a)ndri\ a)podhmei=n te kai\ u(pero/ria ai)/resqai. h( de\ *(rw/mh a)pei/ratos h)=n u(perori/wn e)kstrateiw=n.
[1] The headword is neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective (cf. upsilon 339), probably quoted from the first of the quotations given. (All the quotations are transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpts made for Constantine Porphyrogenitus.)
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Identified by Johannes Becker, Adler notes, as Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 1.18 (which has u(perori/w| in the dative singular); mistakenly assigned to Damascius (Asmus fr. 28).
[4] Eutropius, Breviarium 1.18; quoted more fully at rho 247.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 August 2010@01:07:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented primary note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 August 2010@03:10:19.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.4) on 10 August 2011@08:45:29.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 10 August 2011@08:55:02.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@05:35:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 May 2014@23:25:59.


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