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Headword: *dekadarxi/ai
Adler number: delta,172
Translated headword: tenfold-regimes
Vetting Status: high
Historians consistently give the name "tenfold-regimes" to the [regimes] set up in the cities by Spartans.[1] And[2] Philip, however, set up a tenfold-regime amongst [the] Thessalians, as Demosthenes [shows] in the sixth of [the] Philippics.[3]
Greek Original:
*dekadarxi/ai: ta\s u(po\ *lakedaimoni/wn katastaqei/sas e)n tai=s po/lesi dekadarxi/as sunexw=s o)noma/zousin oi( i(storikoi/. kai\ *fi/lippos me/ntoi para\ *qettaloi=s dekada/rxhn kate/sthsen, w(s *dhmosqe/nhs e)n #2# *filippikw=n.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., an entry generated by Isocrates 4.110 and 5.95; also cited are Isocrates 12.67 and (as below) Demosthenes.
[1] In the late C5 BCE, after their victory in the Peloponnesian War. A variant term, in (e.g.) Xenophon, is dekarxi/a (cf. mu 627).
[2] This "And" is a clumsy connection between two parts of the longer entry in Harpokration.
[3] Demosthenes 6.22 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; geography; historiography; history; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 October 2000@03:13:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 September 2002@13:10:34.
William Hutton (modified headword [along with appearances of it in the translation], added link and keyword, set status) on 16 July 2003@04:58:05.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 27 May 2009@01:15:26.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 July 2011@08:38:29.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 5 July 2011@14:49:10.


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