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Headword: *tetraska/lmou
Adler number: tau,405
Translated headword: four-oared (ship)
Vetting Status: high
The Romans "enacted a decree requiring the Cretans to send to Rome all their vessels, down to any four-oared one."[1]
Greek Original:
*tetraska/lmou: oi( de\ *(rwmai=oi do/gma e)/grayan, o(/pws oi( *krh=tes pa/nta ta\ ploi=a e(/ws tetraska/lmou a)nape/mywsin ei)s *(rw/mhn.
The headword, in the genitive case, is extracted from the quotation given (and is unique to it).
[1] Diodorus Siculus 40.1.3 (where the subject is actually 'The senate'), on events of 68 BCE.
Keywords: constitution; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2001@03:08:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 October 2004@01:19:42.
David Whitehead on 3 October 2004@05:17:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 14 August 2011@04:54:34.


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