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Headword: Ἐν μετεώρῳ ἦν ναῦς
Adler number: epsilon,1383
Translated headword: the ship was on the high seas
Vetting Status: high
Meaning out at sea and not standing at anchor, but away from the land.
Greek Original:
Ἐν μετεώρῳ ἦν ἡ ναῦς: ἀντὶ τοῦ πελάγιος καὶ μὴ ἐπ' ἀγκυρῶν ἱσταμένη, ἀλλὰ ἀπέχουσα τῆς γῆς.
cf. the scholia to Thucydides 1.48.2, where this usage (though not the headword phrase verbatim) occurs.
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 9 February 2004@07:54:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified note; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 9 February 2004@09:32:06.
David Whitehead on 28 August 2012@04:06:07.


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