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Headword: *plh=qos
Adler number: pi,1744
Translated headword: mass
Vetting Status: high
In Thucydides [this word] is also applied to a few.
Greek Original:
*plh=qos: para\ *qoukudi/dh| kai\ e)p' o)li/gwn le/getai.
From the scholia to Thuc. 4.10.5, a passage which indeed illustrates the point: ta\s tou/twn a)pori/as a)ntipa/lous h(gou=mai tw=| h(mete/rw| plh/qei; Rex Warner translates 'I consider that the enemy's difficulties make up for our lack of numbers'.
Keywords: definition; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 March 2006@10:01:43.
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Antonella Ippolito (cosmetics, set status) on 10 March 2006@12:00:16.
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