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Headword: *ba/ros
Adler number: beta,120
Translated headword: weight
Vetting Status: high
In reference to very large cities.
"Having come over to the Carthaginians, Capua brought along, by its weight, the other cities too".[1]
Greek Original:
*ba/ros: e)pi\ tw=n megi/stwn po/lewn. h( de\ *kapu/h metaqeme/nh pro\s tou\s *karxhdoni/ous tw=| ba/rei sunepespa/sato kai\ ta\s a)/llas po/leis.
For this headword see also beta 121.
[1] See the note at kappa 351, where this quotation reappears.
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; history; imagery; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 August 2001@10:31:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 13 December 2001@20:35:31.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 6 March 2011@07:00:07.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 9 October 2011@05:46:25.
David Whitehead on 21 May 2012@07:44:05.


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