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Headword: Leôpetria
Adler number: lambda,273
Translated headword: levelrock, smoothrock
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a level/smooth stone.[1]
"It is possible that they made a landing into the Chersonnese from some levelrock, out of the sea, and reached the rear of the enemy".[2]
Greek Original:
Leôpetria: leios lithos. dunaton estin apo tinos leôpetrias apobasin poiêsamenous ek thalattês eis tên Cherronêson kata nôtou genesthai tôn polemiôn.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius lambda236 Theodoridis. Probably generated, as Latte on Hesychius suggests, by one of the four instances (all accusative case) in Ezechiel 24-26 LXX.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. For the Chersonnese see generally chi 215.
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 January 2009@08:32:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 January 2009@01:03:36.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 26 January 2009@03:01:20.
David Whitehead on 5 April 2013@04:28:56.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 April 2013@00:18:19.
David Whitehead on 16 May 2016@08:17:01.

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