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Headword: Ἕδραν
Adler number: epsilon,264
Translated headword: being stationary, inactivity
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Thucydides in [book] 5 has called delay [this].[1] [Writers] also call a part of the body hedra,[2] as we [do].
Greek Original:
Ἕδραν: τὴν μονὴν εἴρηκεν ε# Θουκυδίδης. καλοῦσι καὶ τὸ μέρος τοῦ σώματος ὡς ἡμεῖς ἕδραν.
Notes:
The entry follows Photius s.v.
[1] Thucydides 5.7.2, on the inactivity of Kleon's army at Amphipolis (422 BCE).
[2] The buttocks: see epsilon 262.
Keywords: definition; historiography; history; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Giorgos Akrivas on 23 January 2004@15:23:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; supplied note and more keywords; cosmetics) on 24 January 2004@05:14:01.
David Whitehead (typo (mine)) on 24 January 2004@05:14:27.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 July 2012@03:29:14.
David Whitehead (added primary note) on 26 August 2013@03:48:46.
David Whitehead on 6 December 2015@08:45:09.

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