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Headword: *kaqe/dra
Adler number: kappa,46
Translated headword: siege
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] delay in Thucydides.
Greek Original:
*kaqe/dra: h( e)pi/sxesis para\ *qoukudi/dh|.
Same entry (from Aelius Dionysius kappa2) in Photius.
[1] Thucydides 2.18.5, on the Spartans at Oinoe in 431 BCE (web address 1). The gloss was evidently thought necessary because the headword kaqe/dra has several other meanings; and the gloss is less a genuine synonym than a reminder (via a noun used earlier in the chapter) of what the siege had brought about.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 July 2001@03:04:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 23 October 2002@17:36:34.
David Whitehead on 19 October 2003@08:18:43.
David Whitehead on 21 January 2013@04:40:33.


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