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Headword: Apepisteuon
Adler number: alpha,3030
Translated headword: they were mistakenly trusting
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were hoping.
"For the Romans were suspicious of the wooded places as lairs for ambush, while mistakenly trusting the level and bare [places]".[1]
Greek Original:
Apepisteuon: êlpizon. hoi gar Rhômaioi pros tous hulôdeis topous hupoptôs eichon pros enedras, en de tois epipedois kai psilois apepisteuon.
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras. The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given, its only independent attestation.
[1] Polybius 3.71.2 (abridged).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 January 2001@10:14:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 26 January 2001@10:44:35.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 18 August 2002@10:58:33.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 26 March 2012@10:16:16.
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