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Headword: *tetrafalaggarxi/a
Adler number: tau,407
Translated headword: quadruple-phalanx-command
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] two double phalanxes,[1] [i.e.] 16,384 men; for this [is] the perfect and serviceable phalanx.
Greek Original:
*tetrafalaggarxi/a: ai( du/o difalaggi/ai, a)/ndres #22#2tpd#: tou=to ga\r h( telei/a kai\ eu)/xrhstos fa/lagc.
cf. Aelian, Tactica 9.10.
[1] cf. generally delta 1287.
Keywords: definition; mathematics; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 March 2010@07:57:19.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 March 2010@00:30:17.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 25 March 2010@04:30:31.
David Whitehead on 9 January 2014@07:18:36.
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