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Headword: Χώρα
Adler number: chi,435
Translated headword: region, territory
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a place.[1]
But in Thucydides chora [means] position/rank.[2]
Greek Original:
Χώρα: ὁ τόπος. παρὰ δὲ Θουκυδίδῃ χώρα, ἡ τάξις.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in ps.-Herodian 152, and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 6.516 (where the phrase ἐκ χώρης occurs).
[2] cf. the scholia to Thucydides 4.76.5 (though there the word Thuc. uses is chorion, and not in such a sense anyway).
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 January 2004@05:57:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 January 2004@19:36:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 14 June 2004@06:48:22.
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