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Headword: *(alwneuo/menos
Adler number: alpha,1383
Translated headword: seeing to the threshing
Vetting Status: high
Appian [writes]: "the rest of the summer both sides became concerned with grain-supply, with Perseus seeing to the threshing in the plains, the Romans [sc. doing the same] in the camp. Perseus wanted to start fires on account of the chaff."[1]
Greek Original:
*(alwneuo/menos: *)appiano/s: to\ de\ loipo\n tou= qe/rous a)mfo/teroi peri\ sitologi/an e)gi/nonto, *perseu\s me\n e)n toi=s pedi/ois a(lwneuo/menos, *(rwmai=oi de\ e)n tw=| stratope/dw|. o( de\ *perseu\s e)mprh/sein e)bou/leto dia\ ta\ a)/xura.
The headword -- present participle, masculine nominative singular, of a(lwneu/omai -- is extracted from the quotation given; it (and indeed this verb) is otherwise unattested.
cf. generally alpha 1373, alpha 1378.
[1] Appian, Macedonica 13. For Perseus see pi 1370, pi 1371.
Keywords: agriculture; biography; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 31 May 2000@12:28:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 February 2001@05:48:16.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 1 July 2002@10:01:29.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 February 2012@04:25:42.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 16 March 2012@14:35:45.


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