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Headword: *kleo/cenos
Adler number: kappa,1726
Translated headword: Kleoxenos, Cleoxenus
Vetting Status: high
[Kleoxenos] and Demokleitos wrote about fire-signals; Polybios of Megalopolis made use of their work, as he says in his historical writings.
Greek Original:
*kleo/cenos kai\ *dhmo/kleitos e)/grayan peri\ pursw=n: w(=n th\n pragmatei/an e)peceirga/sato *polu/bios o( *megalopoli/ths, w(s le/gei e)n toi=s i(storoume/nois.
Polybius 10.45.6. (For another writer in the genre, also mentioned by Polybius, see alphaiota 215.) Perhaps early C2 BCE, though they are unattested outside these two references. On fire-signals see also phi 757.
Keywords: biography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 July 2001@08:49:28.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics; set status) on 13 October 2003@20:53:40.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 13 October 2003@20:58:38.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 October 2003@08:04:04.
David Whitehead on 27 July 2011@05:21:52.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 2 September 2019@23:37:03.
Catharine Roth on 2 September 2019@23:54:53.


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