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Headword: Κατ' εὐχὴν αὐτῷ γενέσθαι
Adler number: kappa,1016
Translated headword: to be the answer to his prayer
Vetting Status: high
"The general, thinking the attack of the Achaians to be the answer to his prayer, advanced as if into the war."
Greek Original:
Κατ' εὐχὴν αὐτῷ γενέσθαι: ὁ δὲ στρατηγὸς νομίζων αὐτῷ κατ' εὐχὴν γενέσθαι τὴν τῶν Ἀχαιῶν ὁρμὴν προσῆγεν ὡς ἐπὶ τὸν πόλεμον.
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[1] Polybius 11.11.1-2, abridged and approximated.
Keywords: biography; daily life; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; proverbs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 November 2000@05:03:57.
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Elizabeth Vandiver (Added keyword; cosmetics; set status) on 10 September 2003@14:38:22.
David Whitehead (two more keywords) on 11 September 2003@02:54:35.
David Whitehead on 10 February 2013@08:04:42.
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