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Headword: *)apara/klhtoi
Adler number: alpha,2916
Translated headword: volunteers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning those acting] of their own volition.
Thucydides [writes]: "[many] of the independent Thracians were following, as volunteers, for plunder"[1]
Greek Original:
*)apara/klhtoi: au)to/matoi. *qoukudi/dhs: tw=n au)tono/mwn *qra|kw=n a)para/klhtoi e)f' a(rpagh\n h)kolou/qoun.
The headword, masculine nominative plural, is probably extracted from the quotation given.
See also alpha 2917.
[1] Thucydides 2.98.3 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@05:32:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword; cosmetics) on 30 November 2000@08:07:00.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 18 August 2002@05:26:26.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 23 March 2012@07:55:39.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@11:25:30.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 5 September 2015@00:58:09.


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