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Headword: *kardou=xoi
Adler number: kappa,373
Translated headword: Kardouchi, Carduchi
Vetting Status: high
[They are] very good slingers.
Greek Original:
*kardou=xoi: sfendonh=tai a)/ristoi.
A careless summary of what is said by Xenophon, Anabasis 4.2.27-28: the Kardouchoi (whom the Greek mercenaries encountered in Kurdistan) were armed only with arrows and slings, and it was as archers that they were "very good". See more fully at epsilon 2581 (and web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 August 2001@03:29:35.
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Catharine Roth (added link) on 24 August 2003@15:06:44.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 26 August 2003@03:13:54.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2013@08:58:55.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 14 April 2013@21:55:49.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2016@02:40:33.


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