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Headword: *zwgri/a| labei=n
Adler number: zeta,121
Translated headword: to take with a live capture
Vetting Status: high
Meaning to capture [someone] alive and to get control [over him].[1]
And Polybius [writes]: "but when [the mutineers] became masters of the general [Hanno] by live-capture, they crucified him."[2]
Greek Original:
*zwgri/a| labei=n: a)nti\ tou= zw=nta labei=n kai\ krath=sai. kai\ *polu/bios: oi( de\ geno/menoi zwgri/a| ku/rioi tou= strathgou=, tou=ton a)nestau/rwsan.
[1] Headword and gloss are phrases using aorist infinitives. For the practice cf. generally zeta 122 (and contrast zeta 119).
[2] Polybius 1.79.4 (web address 1) -- and v. frequently elsewhere in this author.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 May 2005@01:36:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 May 2005@02:34:13.
David Whitehead on 30 November 2012@06:00:36.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 4 December 2012@00:30:20.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 26 March 2016@09:22:40.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 18 June 2018@00:48:01.


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