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Headword: *)enh/rhs nau=s
Adler number: epsilon,1319
Translated headword: oar-powered ship
Vetting Status: high
But in the plural it is different.[1]
[sc. Also attested is the plural] 'oar-powered [ships]', [meaning] those having a single oarage.[2] "Sulla met Mithridates at Dardanos in the Troad with 200 oar-powered ships."[3]
Greek Original:
*)enh/rhs nau=s: plhquntikw=s de\ diafe/rei. *)enh/reis, mi/an ei)resi/an e)xou/sas. o( de\ *su/llas sunh=lqe tw=| *miqrida/th| e)n *darda/nw| th=s *trw|a/dos e)/xwn nau=s s1# e)nh/reis.
The second part of this entry is also in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] An enigmatic remark, but presumably relating to spelling. For the (accusative) plural, see what follows here.
[2] Accusative plural, doubtless extracted from the quotation given.
[3] Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti de legationibus 417.6-7; attributed to Cassius Dio by Adler but in fact an approximation of Plutarch, Sulla 24.1.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 9 February 2004@09:19:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified aspects of translation; supplied notes; augmented keywords) on 9 February 2004@09:26:29.
Catharine Roth (restored a word) on 9 February 2004@12:07:51.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 26 August 2012@08:21:41.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2016@03:51:37.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 23 March 2017@01:20:35.


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