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Headword: Ἐν Καρὸς εἵπετο τάξει
Adler number: epsilon,1378
Translated headword: he followed in a Carian's role
Vetting Status: high
Meaning in that of a mercenary. For Carians were the first to serve as mercenaries.
Greek Original:
Ἐν Καρὸς εἵπετο τάξει: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐμισθοφόρου. ἐπειδὴ πρῶτοι Κᾶρες ἐμισθοφόρησαν.
The headword phrase comes from Julian, Speech 2, 56c Hertlein. Cf. Zenobius 3.59, etc.
For Carians in proverbs see also epsilon 1377; for mercenaries see mu 1121, mu 1122.
Keywords: chronology; daily life; definition; economics; geography; military affairs; proverbs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@09:24:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 26 June 2003@00:21:26.
David Whitehead (added x-refs; cosmetics) on 26 June 2003@02:56:36.
David Whitehead on 28 August 2012@03:49:18.
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