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Headword: *para/ggelsis
Adler number: pi,309
Translated headword: order, transmission of orders
Vetting Status: high
"For the orders were now coming not singly, as before, but in duplicate."[1]
Greek Original:
*para/ggelsis: ai( ga\r paragge/lseis ou) kaq' e(/n, w(s pro/teron, a)lla\ dittai\ e)gi/nonto.
The headword, a feminine noun, is first attested in Thucydides, Xenophon and Plato.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler, but Favuzzi [see under delta 654] 218-219 now points to close similarities with a passage of Cassius Dio (preserved in Zonaras' epitome) on an episode in the Second Punic War: see Dio vol.I p.248 Boissevain.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; philosophy
Translated by: Robert Leigh on 6 September 2009@13:08:35.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (tweaks and cosmetics, added note and keyword, raised status) on 7 September 2009@22:47:47.
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 13 September 2009@06:25:53.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2011@07:15:01.
David Whitehead (modified and expanded note) on 3 June 2013@08:11:47.
David Whitehead (expanded hw options; added primary note and more keywords) on 19 June 2016@07:33:58.


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