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Headword: *meteba/leto
Adler number: mu,753
Translated headword: went over, changed, shifted
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] deserted. "But as soon as it came in sight [sc. of Antiochos], it went over to the enemy".[1]
Greek Original:
*meteba/leto: hu)tomo/lhsen. o( de\ a(/ma tw=| ei)s o)/yin e)lqei=n meteba/leto pro\s tou\s polemi/ous.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Polybius 5.54.1 (here abridged), on part of the army of the Seleucid satrap Molon; date, 220 BCE.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 September 2001@03:14:40.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, set status) on 15 September 2003@15:42:11.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 January 2005@07:44:44.
David Whitehead on 4 January 2005@07:45:05.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2013@08:06:41.


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