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Headword: *)amfidh/riton
Adler number: alpha,1719
Translated headword: disputed, at a stalemate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in doubt,[1] at equilibrium.
"It happened that the battle came out as a stalemate."[2]
Greek Original:
*)amfidh/riton: a)mfi/docon, i)sosta/sion. sune/bh gene/sqai th\n ma/xhn a)mfidh/riton.
The headword adjective is accusative singular, presumably extracted from the quotation given; LSJ entry at web address 1.
[1] cf. generally alpha 1720.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable, though Adler suggests Polybius, who uses the plural of the headword, of battles, in 35.2.14. See also e.g. Polybius 4.33.8, Callisthenes FGrH 124 F23, and Thucydides 4.134.1, the last probably giving rise to Hesychius s.v. a)mfidh/ritos.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 August 2000@13:15:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added note and link.) on 13 August 2000@23:08:03.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 18 July 2002@10:54:20.
David Whitehead (added note) on 18 July 2002@10:56:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 19 February 2012@07:46:15.
Catharine Roth (augmented primary note) on 27 February 2012@12:02:00.
David Whitehead on 22 June 2015@11:09:52.


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