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Headword: *)/apeda
Adler number: alpha,2972
Translated headword: level grounds
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] flat grounds.[1] Clidemus [writes]: "and they began to level the acropolis and build round [it] the nine-gated Pelasgikon."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/apeda: ta\ i)so/peda. *klei/dhmos: kai\ h)pe/dizon th\n a)kro/polin, perie/ballon de\ e)nnea/pulon to\ *pelasgiko/n.
The headword is neuter plural; the quotation uses a verb related to it. Again, rearranged, at eta 421.
[1] cf. alpha 2979.
[2] Clidemus FGrH 323 F16. On the ancient Athenian acropolis and the associated Pelasgikon (or Pelargikon) wall, see R.E. Wycherley, The Stones of Athens (Princeton 1978) 7-9.
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 May 2001@13:30:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note; added keywords) on 16 May 2001@03:53:48.
David Whitehead (augmneted notes) on 18 August 2002@08:07:07.
Catharine Roth (added italics) on 17 September 2006@00:13:56.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 18 September 2006@02:59:40.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 26 March 2012@05:38:35.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2012@05:17:37.
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