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Headword: *)ali/bues
Adler number: alpha,1213
Translated headword: Alibyes
Vetting Status: high
[Another name for] Zeugnitai. In olden days the term for two horses yoked at the neck was horse-attached. On the one there was a driver, and on the other a hoplite. And now they are used, on official duties, by the Alibyes, who are also called Zeugnitai.
Greek Original:
*)ali/bues: zeugni=tai: o(/ti kata\ to\ palaio\n e)le/geto du/o i(/ppoi, sunezeugme/noi tw=n traxh/lwn, a(/mippoi. h)=n d' e)pi\ me\n tou= e(te/rou h(ni/oxos, e)pi\ de\ tou= e(te/rou o(pli/ths. kai\ nu=n de\ xrw=ntai peri\ a)rxh=s *)ali/bues, oi( prosagoreuo/menoi *zeugni=tai.
From alpha 1600; see the note there.
Keywords: chronology; definition; geography; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 August 2000@23:35:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note) on 29 January 2001@06:34:55.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 6 February 2012@05:50:46.
David Whitehead on 31 May 2015@11:00:03.


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