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Headword: Λισσάδας πέτρας
Adler number: lambda,599
Translated headword: bare rocks
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] smooth and uniform [ones].[1] "For the Scythians the boats were forced out toward the Roman warships as if toward harbourless and bare rocks. All the boats were sunk".[2]
Greek Original:
Λισσάδας πέτρας: λείας καὶ ὁμαλάς. τοῖς δὲ Σκύθαις πρὸς τὰς Ῥωμαϊκὰς ναῦς ὥσπερ ἀνόρμους καὶ λισσάδας πέτρας ἐξεβιάζετο τὰ σκάφη. πάντα δὲ κατεδύετο τὰ σκάφη.
The headword phrase, in the accusative plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 5.412, where a singular λισσὴ ... πέτρη occurs; and see also lambda 600.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 June 2009@06:30:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 14 June 2009@11:08:07.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 15 June 2009@03:07:27.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2013@05:50:53.


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