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Headword: *(alitenh/s
Adler number: alpha,1253
Translated headword: shallow
Vetting Status: high
Appian [writes]: "the Carthaginians sallied forth against the engines of the Romans not by land, for there was no passage, nor in ships, for the sea was shallow, but naked: some soaked up to their chests, while others swam across".[1]
Greek Original:
*(alitenh/s: *)appiano/s: oi( de\ *karxhdo/nioi e)ce/dramon e)pi\ ta\ tw=n *(rwmai/wn mhxanh/mata ou) kata\ gh=n, ou) ga\r h)=n di/odos, ou)de\ nausi/n, a(litenh\s ga\r h)=n h( qa/lassa, a)lla\ gumnoi/, oi( me\n a)/xri tw=n mazw=n brexo/menoi, oi( de\ die/neon.
This is sense III in LSJ s.v.
[1] Appian, Libyca 588-9 (abridged); for "chests" it has mastw=n, not mazw=n.
Keywords: geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 May 2000@23:02:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 January 2001@10:48:58.
David Whitehead (modified and expanded note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 18 June 2002@04:54:47.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 6 February 2012@08:52:03.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 March 2012@20:17:37.


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