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Headword: Ἐξ ὑπερδεξίων
Adler number: epsilon,1867
Translated headword: from above on the right
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] from on high.[1]
"Others [took] the lookout-places on the right above the plains."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐξ ὑπερδεξίων: ἐξ ὑψηλῶν. ἕτεροι τὰς ὑπερδεξίους τῶν πεδίων σκοπιάς.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in other lexica, and cf. scholion on a passage in Gregory of Nazianzus, Oration 5 (PG 36.1249d). The headword phrase is used by Xenophon, Polybius, Diodorus, Arrian and others; and cf. upsilon 254.
[2] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 9.20.2. See on this identification Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXVIII.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 August 2007@17:50:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another keyword; augmented n.1) on 13 August 2007@03:15:42.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 10 October 2011@09:11:46.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 24 September 2012@10:08:13.
David Whitehead (coding; more keywords) on 18 January 2016@05:59:40.

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