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Headword: *(upoxeiri/ous
Adler number: upsilon,640
Translated headword: subordinate, subordinates
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] prisoners, slaves. "[...] to make the sons of the noblest ones subordinate to him."[1]
Greek Original:
*(upoxeiri/ous: ai)xmalw/tous, dou/lous. u(poxeiri/ous au)tw=| poih=sai tou\s pai=das tw=n eu)genesta/twn.
For the headword adjective, which literally means under the hand, cf. already upsilon 639. Here it is in the masculine accusative plural, evidently extracted from the quotation given.
[1] An approximation of Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 13.1.2. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II pp.LXXIX-LXXX.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 10 August 2010@08:45:53.
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David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 10 August 2010@09:25:04.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 10 October 2011@09:50:31.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@04:55:06.


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