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Headword: Χειμασκήσαντα
Adler number: chi,230
Translated headword: having spent the winter drilling
Vetting Status: high
"[Scipio] formed an opinion, and considered that the troops would set about their business better having spent the winter drilling".[1]
Greek Original:
Χειμασκήσαντα: διάληψιν εἶχε, τὰ στρατόπεδα χειμασκήσαντα βελτίω τὰ πράγματα ὑπελάμβανε γενήσεσθαι.
The unglossed headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is the aorist active participle, neuter plural, of the rare verb χειμασκέω .
[1] An approximation of Polybius 3.70.3-4.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 November 2001@04:17:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 6 September 2002@05:31:23.
William Hutton (set status) on 10 July 2003@05:08:25.
David Whitehead (added primary note and another keyword) on 8 August 2011@03:46:36.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@04:00:39.


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