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Headword: Aporos chôra
Adler number: alpha,3504
Translated headword: impassable terrain, impassable territory
Vetting Status: high
Meaning one that cannot be travelled. [The term] aporos is also used of someone unable to find a contrivance, someone in need.
Greek Original:
Aporos chôra: anti tou aporeutos. legetai de aporos kai ho mê dunamenos mêchanên tina heurein, ho endeês.
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword phrase, otherwise unattested in the nominative case, has perhaps been generated by dia\ a)po/rou xw/ras in Appian, Bellum Civile 1.6.50.
See generally LSJ s.v., and cf. alpha 3505, alpha 3506, alpha 3507.
Keywords: daily life; definition; geography; historiography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 June 2001@16:07:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 August 2002@10:26:11.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 April 2012@08:25:25.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2012@08:26:06.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2015@06:48:45.


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