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Headword: *paropli/sas
Adler number: pi,696
Translated headword: having disarmed
Vetting Status: high
"Having disarmed four thousand men he gave them land and set them to farm it". Meaning having taken away their arms.
And elsewhere: "having again disarmed the Isombroi he sent them away bound with chains into Romania".[1]
Greek Original:
*paropli/sas: tetrakisxili/ous paropli/sas gewrgei=n e)pe/tace, xw/ran a)podou\s au)toi=s. a)nti\ tou= ta\ o(/pla a)felo/menos. kai\ au)=qis: tou\s *)iso/mbrous pa/lin paropli/sas a)lu/sei dedeme/nous ei)s *(rwmani/an a)pe/steilen.
Neither of these quotations (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) is identifiable.
[1] The 'Isombroi' (here only) are better known as the Gallic Insubres of Lombardy, N. Italy. (Polybius, Strabo and Cassius Dio call them 'Insoubroi'.)
Keywords: agriculture; biography; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 October 2002@09:19:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 2 October 2002@17:16:23.
David Whitehead (supplemented translation; augmented notes) on 29 July 2004@06:31:35.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 August 2010@08:28:10.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2011@04:50:03.
David Whitehead on 17 September 2013@05:34:31.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2016@06:49:41.
David Whitehead (expanded a note) on 20 June 2016@04:13:54.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 18 June 2021@01:35:08.


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