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Headword: *(upa/cesqai
Adler number: upsilon,153
Translated headword: to bring under one’s power
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to subjugate, to subdue. "He[A] promises to bring under his[B] power many of the defences on the shore".[1]
Greek Original:
*(upa/cesqai: u(pagagei=n, u(pota/cai. u(pisxnei=tai de\ polla\ me\n u(pa/cesqai au)tw=| tw=n e)pi\ th=s o)/xqhs e)ruma/twn.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is aorist middle infinitive of the verb u(pa/gw (for which cf. upsilon 133, upsilon 134, upsilon 136, upsilon 137, upsilon 139).
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 28 July 2009@06:11:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 July 2009@06:19:41.
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