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Headword: Ἐνίεσαν
Adler number: epsilon,1338
Translated headword: they were sending in
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] they threw in.[1]
"And onto the towers they were sending in fire."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐνίεσαν: ἐνέβαλον. καὶ τοῖς πύργοις πῦρ ἐνίεσαν.
Notes:
The headword is third person plural, imperfect active, of ἐνίημι . perhaps (though not necessarily) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Same glossing, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] Polybius fr. 137 Büttner-Wobst (context unknown). Büttner-Wobst notes (532) that Gronovius (Jakob Gronow, 1645-1716) attributed this fragment to Polybius.
Reference:
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 October 2005@01:09:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 19 October 2005@03:33:14.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 27 August 2012@05:31:50.
David Whitehead (another note) on 12 January 2016@07:26:11.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography) on 3 September 2018@23:18:11.

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