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Headword: Κατάλυσις
Adler number: kappa,638
Translated headword: lodgings
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a house.
Polybius [writes]: "Hannibal stipulated the death-penalty for anyone who had written this ["property of a Tarentine"] on the lodgings of a Roman".[1]
Greek Original:
Κατάλυσις: ἡ οἰκία. Πολύβιος: τῷ δὲ ἐπὶ τὴν Ῥωμαϊκὴν κατάλυσιν ἐπιγράψαντι τοῦτο θάνατον ὥρισεν Ἀννίβας τὴν ζημίαν.
Note:
[1] Polybius 8.31.5, on Hannibal in Tarentum (213/12 BCE). Tarentum (Taras) is present-day Taranto, in Puglia, southern Italy; cf. tau 112 and tau 113.
Keywords: biography; definition; economics; geography; historiography; history; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 July 2001@10:37:41.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Set status) on 9 September 2003@10:01:30.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 9 September 2003@10:15:15.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 16 March 2008@11:57:53.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2013@05:02:38.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@07:42:05.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added cross-references) on 7 July 2018@18:45:44.

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