Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for lambda,558 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: Λιμόψωρος
Adler number: lambda,558
Translated headword: scurvy
Vetting Status: high
"Because of the cold and the lack of cleansing-oil and the misery, the so-called scurvy and such ill-effects afflicted nearly all the horses, and [sc. acted] similarly on the men."
Greek Original:
Λιμόψωρος: ὑπὸ δὲ τοῦ ψύχους καὶ τῆς ἀνηλειψίας καὶ τῆς ταλαιπωρίας ἐπεγεγόνει σχεδὸν ἅπασι τοῖς ἵπποις, ὁμοίως δὲ καὶ τοῖς ἀνδράσιν ὁ λεγόμενος λιμόψωρος καὶ τοιαύτη καχεξία.
Polybius 3.87.2, abridged (on the ill-effects of a cold Gallic winter on Hannibal's army). See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: historiography; history; medicine; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 July 2008@07:30:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 23 July 2008@22:19:25.
David Whitehead (supplemented and tweaked tr) on 24 July 2008@03:31:28.
David Whitehead on 19 April 2013@05:45:30.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 20 April 2013@23:46:32.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search