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Headword: *peritroph=|
Adler number: pi,1330
Translated headword: by turning around, in exchange
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] in rotation.[1]
"[...] at the time of night, in which the guarding of the wall fell to the lot of [these] Isaurians, while the others were taking sleep by turn."[2]
Greek Original:
*peritroph=|: e)n perio/dw|. th=s nukto\s to\n kairo/n, e)s o(\n toi=s *)isau/rois h( fulakh\ tou= tei/xous, u(/pnon e)k peritroph=s tw=n a)/llwn ai(roume/nwn, e)ne/bale.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in the Synagoge and in Photius, Lexicon pi785 Theodoridis. The headword is dative singular of the feminine noun peritroph/. It must be quoted from somewhere, but not the quotation which follows; there are various possibilities.
[2] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 7.20.14 (with e)pe/bale rather than the Suda's e)ne/bale, and with tou/tois toi=s *)isau/rois "these particular Isaurians" who were planning to betray the city).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 December 2011@01:21:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 11 December 2011@04:21:18.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2013@05:42:18.
David Whitehead (coding) on 23 May 2016@04:07:24.
Catharine Roth (modified translation based on suggestions from Ron Allen) on 29 August 2021@22:25:17.

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