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Headword: Ἀναζυγαῖς
Adler number: alpha,1868
Translated headword: withdrawals
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] returns, breakings of camp.[1]
Polybius [writes]: but Philip "made the withdrawal and the return voyage with no order at all and put into Kephallenia on the second day."[2]
"But the Romans, knowing absolutely nothing of what had happened, were engaged in a withdrawal."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἀναζυγαῖς: ἀναστροφαῖς, στρατοπεδείαις. Πολύβιος: ὁ δὲ Φίλιππος οὐδενὶ κόσμῳ ποιησάμενος τὴν ἀναζυγὴν καὶ τὸν ἀνάπλουν δευτεραῖος εἰς Κεφαλληνίαν κατῇρεν. οἱ δὲ Ῥωμαῖοι τῶν γεγονότων οὐδὲν ὅλως εἰδότες περὶ ἀναζυγὴν ἐγίνοντο.
Notes:
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica. The headword, a dative plural, is taken to be quoted from the Septuagint (Exodus 40.38), though perhaps [DW] there is a likelier instance in Polybius (5.52.3).
[2] Polybius 5.110.5. Kephallenia (Cephalonia, Kephalonia, Cephallania; cf. kappa 1448; Barrington Atlas map 54 grid C5) is the largest Ionian island off the western Greek coast.
[3] Polybius fr. 103 Büttner-Wobst. Büttner-Wobst notes (pp. 528-529) that Valesius (Henri de Valois 1603-1676) attributed this fragment to Polybius.
Reference:
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 May 2001@13:23:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 9 May 2001@05:50:42.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 29 July 2002@05:31:58.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 23 February 2012@04:30:02.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 March 2012@02:17:14.
David Whitehead on 27 June 2015@08:12:14.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2015@07:14:33.
Ronald Allen (augmented n.2 and n.3, added map reference; added cross-reference; added bibliography) on 15 May 2018@00:33:46.
Ronald Allen (corrected bibliographical form) on 5 June 2018@22:48:21.

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