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Headword: Ἠπέδιζον
Adler number: eta,421
Translated headword: they began to level
Vetting Status: high
[sc. The verb is used] because ἄπεδα ["level grounds"] are flat grounds. Kleidemos [writes]: "and they began to level the acropolis and built round [it][1] the nine-gated Pelasgikon."
Greek Original:
Ἠπέδιζον: ἄπεδα γὰρ τὰ ἰσόπεδα. Κλείδημος: καὶ ἠπέδιζον τὴν ἀκρόπολιν, περιέβαλον δὲ ἐννεάπυλον τὸ Πελασγικόν.
From alpha 2972. The headword is imperfect of ἀπεδίζω , third person plural.
[1] Aorist here, but should be another imperfect (double lambda instead of single): see alpha 2972.
Keywords: architecture; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 September 2006@00:13:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords) on 18 September 2006@03:57:15.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2012@05:16:20.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 22 December 2012@01:42:50.


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