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Headword: *)adhli/a
Adler number: alpha,458
Translated headword: uncertainty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] indefiniteness, inexperience.
"By using arrogance and casting as little as possible into mind the uncertainty of the war he easily trusted that he would take the barbarian [kingdom]."[1]
But a)dhli/a [is] also obscurity.[2]
Greek Original:
*)adhli/a: a)oristi/a, a)peiri/a. tw=| de\ u(perhfani/a| xrwme/nw| kai\ th\n tou= pole/mou a)dhli/an h(/kista ballome/nw| ei)s nou=n h)lpi/ze r(a|di/ws ai(rh/sein to\ ba/rbaron. *)adhli/a de\ kai\ h( krufio/ths.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
[2] Same material, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2001@10:49:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 March 2001@03:28:24.
David Whitehead (restorative cosmetics) on 30 April 2002@07:22:13.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 February 2011@05:01:39.
David Whitehead on 27 February 2011@04:45:06.
David Whitehead on 10 January 2012@07:34:57.
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