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Headword: Χηλὴ ὄρους
Adler number: chi,277
Translated headword: mountain's hoof, mountain's spur
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"They were camped out near the spur of the mountain, to make the wood and the glade [sc. growing] from this [spur] a defense."[1] That is, [from] the promontory.
Greek Original:
Χηλὴ ὄρους: οἱ δὲ ἀγχοῦ τῆς χηλῆς τοῦ ὄρους ηὐλίζοντο, ὡς τὴν ὕλην καὶ τὸ ἐκ ταύτης νέμος πρόβλημα εἶναι. τουτέστι τῆς ἐξοχῆς.
Note:
[1] Quotation (already at nu 172) unidentifiable.
Keywords: botany; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 March 2008@17:40:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; modified notes; more keywords) on 30 March 2008@06:22:50.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2011@04:11:41.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@06:46:09.

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