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Headword: *)emh/disan
Adler number: epsilon,979
Translated headword: they medized
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they chose the Persian[1] side.
"After the battle at Marathon [the] Thessalians medized, fearful of the blocking-off of Tempe."[2]
Greek Original:
*)emh/disan: ta\ tw=n *mh/dwn ei(/lonto. o(/ti meta\ th\n e)n *maraqw=ni ma/xhn *qettaloi\ e)mh/disan dei/santes th\n a)po/fracin tw=n *tempw=n.
[1] "Mede" and "Persian" are equivalents in this respect. For the verb, cf. mu 882.
[2] For this historical gloss -- repeated at the end of tau 303 -- from 490 BCE, see generally Herodotus 7.174 (cf. 7.172); cf. Plutarch, Moralia 868D.
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Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 November 2000@04:39:52.
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