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Headword: *)epi/plous
Adler number: epsilon,2517
Translated headword: naval expedition
Vetting Status: high
Thucydides [writes]: "the Athenians [were] equipping a naval expedition of 150 ships for the war".
Greek Original:
*)epi/plous: *qoukudi/dhs: rn# nhw=n e)pi/ploun e)cartu/ontes oi( *)aqhnai=oi pro\s to\n po/lemon.
A naive paraphrase of Thucydides 2.17.4 (which also gets the number wrong: should be 100).
For another (but still naval) meaning of the headword see epsilon 2518.
Keywords: historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 May 2003@09:18:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 3 July 2003@21:34:51.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 4 July 2003@04:09:29.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2012@07:46:04.


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