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Headword: *)/apedon
Adler number: alpha,2979
Translated headword: flat, level
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] level ground and even [land].[1] Thucydides [sc. uses the word].
"The Athenians came down into some terrain which was flat and camped [there], wishing to take some food out of the houses."[2]
Uneven or level.[3]
Greek Original:
*)/apedon: to\ i)so/pedon kai\ to\ o(malo/n. *qoukudi/dhs. oi( de\ *)aqhnai=oi kate/bhsan ei)s xwri/on a)/pedo/n ti kai\ e)stratopedeu/santo boulo/menoi e)k tw=n oi)kei/wn labei=n ti e)dw/dimon. a)nw/malon h)\ i)so/pedon.
[1] See already alpha 2972.
[2] Thucydides 7.78.4 (web address 1 below), with scholion.
[3] An incoherent addition as it stands.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; food; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 December 2000@00:05:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added notes) on 14 March 2001@08:54:05.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 18 August 2002@08:21:58.
Catharine Roth (updated link) on 31 October 2011@02:05:57.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 November 2011@04:16:06.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@03:57:08.


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