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Headword: *)apologismo/s
Adler number: alpha,3401
Translated headword: explanation
Vetting Status: high
Polybios [writes]: "Xanthippos, coming into their hands, revealed to the [sc. Carthaginian] leaders the explanations for why they were now failing and how they could defeat their enemies."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apologismo/s: *polu/bios: o( de\ *ca/nqippos parageno/menos ei)s xei=ras e)/fere toi=s a)/rxousi tou\s a)pologismou\s, para\ ti/ nu=n sfalei/hsan, kai\ pw=s du/nainto tou\s e)nanti/ous nika=n.
The unglossed headword is evidently generated by the quotation given.
See also alpha 3400.
[1] An approximation of Polybios 1.32.4, on an episode in the First Punic War; cf. Diodorus Siculus 23.14.
Keywords: biography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 January 2002@16:10:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 29 January 2002@03:12:06.
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 January 2010@08:13:37.
David Whitehead on 3 April 2012@06:48:53.
David Whitehead (another note) on 28 August 2015@04:50:17.


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