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Headword: *katadu/santes ta\s nau=s
Adler number: kappa,540
Translated headword: having sunk the ships, having disabled the ships
Vetting Status: high
In Thucydides [sc. this expression is used] also in reference to damaging but not submerging.
Greek Original:
*katadu/santes ta\s nau=s: para\ *qoukudi/dh| kai\ e)pi\ tou= trw/santes, ou)xi\ de\ e)pi\ tou= bapti/santes.
From a scholion on Thucydides 1.54.2, where the headword phrase occurs (web address 1).
The participle is aorist active, masculine nominative plural (referring to the Corinthians at the battle of Sybota), of katadu/w: cf. kappa 538, kappa 539.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 April 2008@12:28:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 20 April 2008@04:50:54.
David Whitehead on 31 January 2013@04:20:22.


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