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Headword: *yeudene/dra
Adler number: psi,48
Translated headword: pretend ambush
Vetting Status: high
Xenophon [writes]: "since they were fearful about the return to Trapezous, as [the road] was steep, they set a pretend ambush".[1]
Greek Original:
*yeudene/dra: *cenofw=n: w(s de\ e)fobou=nto th\n ei)s *trapezou=nta kata/basin, pranh\s ga\r h)=n, yeudene/dran e)poih/santo.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 5.2.28, loosely quoted (see web address 1). For Trapezous (Trebizond) see tau 909.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 December 2000@08:41:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 26 November 2001@06:00:24.
David Whitehead on 26 November 2001@06:01:21.
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 14 June 2004@23:52:00.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 23 April 2010@06:42:32.
Catharine Roth (fixed link, added cross-reference, raised status) on 28 January 2011@18:07:52.


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