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Headword: Χάρακα
Adler number: chi,92
Translated headword: palisade, palisaded camp
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] vallum, enclosure.
Greek Original:
Χάρακα: χαράκωμα, περίφραγμα.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica. For the first gloss cf. chi 93.
The headword is accusative singular of the noun χάραξ (chi 96, chi 97, chi 98), evidently quoted from somewhere; perhaps Thucydides 3.70.4 or Demosthenes 18.87, but there are many other possibilities.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; rhetoric; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 14 March 2008@09:49:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 14 March 2008@10:32:17.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2011@08:34:17.
David Whitehead on 8 November 2013@04:22:29.


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