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Headword: *metapu/rgion
Adler number: mu,729
Translated headword: inter-tower
Vetting Status: high
Construction [sc. of wall] in between the towers of a wall. So both Thucydides and Lysias [sc. use the word].[1]
Greek Original:
*metapu/rgion: e)n me/sw| oi)kodo/mhma tw=n e)pi\ tou= tei/xous pu/rgwn. ou(/tws kai\ *qoukudi/dhs kai\ *lusi/as.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v.
[1] Thucydides 3.22.3 (and 3.23.1); Lysias fr. 97 Sauppe (now 111 Carey OCT).
Keywords: architecture; definition; historiography; military affairs; rhetoric; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 December 2000@07:03:05.
Vetted by:
Robert Dyer (Clarified translation to show that the word refers to the section of wall between two towers.) on 10 December 2002@03:17:06.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 10 December 2002@03:38:15.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 17 May 2009@11:02:31.
David Whitehead on 12 July 2011@07:03:19.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2013@06:23:13.


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