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Headword: *)epi/maxos
Adler number: epsilon,2460
Translated headword: assailable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] able to be attacked.[1] "To the extent that a city was assailable, they used to raise mounds [sc. round it]".[2]
And elsewhere: "they marched [...] against a place which appeared to be most/very assailable".[3]
Greek Original:
*)epi/maxos: duname/nh polemei=sqai. kaqo\ me\n e)pi/maxos h)=n po/lis, xw/mata e)gei/rwn. kai\ au)=qis: oi( de\ e)poreu/onto e)pi\ xwri/on, o(\ e)do/kei e)pimaxw/taton ei)=nai.
[1] The gloss shows that the headword adjective is here feminine; presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[2] Quotation undentifiable.
[3] Xenophon, Anabasis 5.4.14 (here abridged).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 May 2003@07:07:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 9 May 2003@01:14:03.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 October 2003@10:16:20.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 17 March 2011@08:50:27.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2012@06:09:13.


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