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Headword: Ἔνσπονδος
Adler number: epsilon,1439
Translated headword: treaty-bound
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he who becomes a friend as a result of war.[1]
Appian [writes]: "[although the] Latins were treaty-bound to the Romans, they were campaigning against them."[2]
And elsewhere: "[he] accusing [someone] of failing in something long-standing [and] statutory and treaty-bound".[3]
Greek Original:
Ἔνσπονδος: ὁ ἀπὸ πολέμου γινόμενος φίλος. Ἀππιανός: Λατῖνοι ἔνσπονδοι Ῥωμαίοις ὄντες ἐστράτευον ἐπ' αὐτούς. καὶ αὖθις: ὡς παλαιὸν δή τι νόμιμον καὶ ἔνσπονδον ἐκλείποντι ἐπικαλῶν.
[1] Likewise in other lexica, and cf. a scholion on Thucydides 1.31.2 (where the plural of the headword occurs).
[2] Appian, Basilica fr.13; cf. pi 568.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler tentatively suggests Aelian.)
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; history; law; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 May 2007@00:58:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 May 2007@04:33:10.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 15 March 2011@08:04:57.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 August 2012@06:20:53.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 13 January 2016@04:15:03.


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