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Headword: *)orto/briga
Adler number: omicron,641
Translated headword: Ortobriga
Vetting Status: high
A city.[1]
"He saw the city of Ortobriga, which had the reputation of being very substantial in respect of its size and the number of its people".[2]
Greek Original:
*)orto/briga: po/lis. ei)=de po/lin *)orto/briga dokou=san kata\ to\ me/geqos kai\ to\ plh=qos tw=n a)nqrw/pwn e)mbriqesta/thn ei)=nai.
[1] Attested only here, and of unknown location (but perhaps Iberian: cf. Segobriga in Strabo 3.4.13).
[2] Polybius fr.134 B-W; quoted here from epsilon 959, which -- surely correctly -- has 'he took' (ei(=le) rather than 'he saw' (ei)=de).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 June 2004@06:35:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 July 2004@01:04:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 15 July 2004@03:12:03.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 16 August 2012@04:36:00.


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