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Headword: *)epi\ *dhli/w| ma/xh
Adler number: epsilon,2292
Translated headword: a battle at Delion
Vetting Status: high
Delion is a place in Boiotia, where the Athenians fought Boiotians and were defeated.
Greek Original:
*)epi\ *dhli/w| ma/xh: xwri/on e)sti\ th=s *boiwti/as to\ *dh/lion, e)n w(=| maxo/menoi oi( *)aqhnai=oi u(po\ *boiwtw=n e)nikh/qhsan.
In 424 BCE: see Thucydides 4.89ff. However, the genesis of the present entry, as Harpokration s.v. shows, is the use of the phrase "a battle at Delion" in a lawcourt speech from the following century (Lycurgus fr. 79 Conomis).
Keywords: geography; historiography; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 November 2000@08:09:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 15 March 2003@00:53:14.
David Whitehead (augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 16 March 2003@05:10:37.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 7 July 2011@08:03:42.


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