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Headword: *)isxu/s
Adler number: iota,732
Translated headword: strength
Vetting Status: high
"Strength is a symmetry of the similar parts, [i.e.] of the sinews and bones and breath."[1]
"The places were strongly vertical and fortified with surrounding rocks."[2]
Greek Original:
*)isxu/s: i)sxu/s e)sti summetri/a tw=n o(moiomerw=n, neu/rwn te kai\ o)stw=n kai\ pneu/matos. ta\ xwri/a i)sxurw=s o)/rqia h)=n kai\ li/qwn peribolai=s w)xu/rwto.
[1] Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 236.13-14 Wallies.
[2] Quotation (with an adverbial form of the related adjective i)sxuro/s, iota 730) unidentifiable (but perhaps Cassius Dio, who uses the idiom i)sxurw=s w)xu/rwto at 56.15.1).
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; medicine; military affairs; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 June 2006@15:04:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 11 June 2006@04:07:45.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 11 June 2006@11:39:25.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 16 January 2013@06:15:15.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 24 February 2019@23:27:47.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 24 February 2019@23:29:11.


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