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Headword: Ἡμικλεῖς
Adler number: eta,332
Translated headword: half-closed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Suddenly opening the half-closed gates, whatever part of the cavalry of the Parthians themselves and the Medes was serviceable, about 600 cavalrymen, charged out of the city."
Greek Original:
Ἡμικλεῖς: ἐξαίφνης ἀνοίξαντες τὰς ἡμικλεῖς πύλας ἐξελαύνουσι τῆς πόλεως αὐτῶν Παρθυαίων καὶ Μήδων ὅ τι περ ὄφελος ἦν τῆς ἱππικῆς δυνάμεως, ἱππεῖς ὡς χ#.
Notes:
The headword adjective, accusative plural, is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Arrian, Parthica fr. 96 Roos.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 August 2006@22:24:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 28 August 2006@11:03:03.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 28 August 2006@11:25:16.
Catharine Roth (modified translation, after discussion with DW) on 29 August 2006@11:38:26.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 17 December 2012@03:31:00.

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