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Headword: *(ippei=s leukoqw/rakes
Adler number: iota,538
Translated headword: white-corsleted horsemen
Vetting Status: high
And [there is] a saying: "horsemen [sc. belong] in Thessaly and Thrace, but archers and the lighter-armed [sc. sort of troops] in India and Crete and Caria".[1]
Greek Original:
*(ippei=s leukoqw/rakes. kai\ paroimi/a: i(ppei=s me\n e)n *qettali/a| kai\ *qra/|kh|, toco/tai de\ kai\ ta\ koufo/tera tw=n o(/plwn e)n *)indi/a| kai\ *krh/th| kai\ *kari/a|.
The headword phrase here, from Xenophon, Anabasis 1.8.9 (web address 1), is not itself glossed.
[1] Julian, oration 7, 205D.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; daily life; geography; historiography; military affairs; proverbs; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 October 2002@11:26:07.
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Catharine Roth (added link) on 20 October 2002@22:00:47.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 19 October 2003@07:50:09.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@05:57:08.
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