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Headword: Ἀμαθέσιν
Adler number: alpha,1466
Translated headword: ignorant, unaware
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning to those] unhearing.[1]
"He rode during the night to people unaware of what was being done, asking them to attack the enemy."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀμαθέσιν: ἀνηκόοις. ὁ δὲ ἤλαυνε νυκτὸς ἀμαθέσι τῶν ποιουμένων χρῄζων τοῖς πολεμίοις ἐπιπεσεῖν.
Notes:
The headword, dative plural, is probably (though not demonstrably) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] i.e. who had not heard.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler, but identifiable via the TLG as Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 18.355-356 (where 'the enemy' are in fact specified: the Parthians). See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXXIII.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 June 2000@10:51:57.
Vetted by:
William Hutton on 12 June 2000@16:51:16.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 26 February 2001@08:21:20.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 24 February 2011@10:14:54.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 11 October 2011@04:02:14.
David Whitehead on 11 February 2012@08:22:12.
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