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Headword: *(ri/a
Adler number: rho,157
Translated headword: peaks
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] headlands of a mountain,[1] vertical, and those extending into the sea.[2]
From the [verb] r(ai+/zein, which is to come to an end at a point.[3]
And Thucydides [writes]: "one side [had a plan] not to sail out beyond Rhia into open water, fearful [of what had happened before]."[4]
Greek Original:
*(ri/a: a)krwth/ria o)/rous, o)/rqia, kai\ ta\ ei)s qa/lassan e)gkei/mena. para\ to\ r(ai/+zein, o(/ e)stin ei)s o)cu\ lh/gein. kai\ *qoukudi/dhs: oi( me\n mh\ e)kplei=n e)/cw tw=n r(i/wn e)s th\n eu)ruxwri/an fobou/menoi.
See also rho 177.
[1] Some mss. omit 'of a mountain'.
[2] Likewise in glossing in other lexica; references at Photius rho115 Theodoridis.
[3] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 14.225, where the singular of the headword occurs (web address 1).
[4] Thucydides 2.86.5 (web address 2), on naval operations in the Corinthian Gulf in 429/8.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 August 2010@04:32:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added links, set status) on 22 August 2010@01:33:59.
David Whitehead (expanded n.4; another keyword) on 22 August 2010@04:34:38.
David Whitehead on 24 August 2011@08:27:55.
David Whitehead on 28 October 2013@08:10:09.


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