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Headword: Νέοντας
Adler number: nu,198
Translated headword: swimming
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[νέοντας means the same as] νηχομένους .[1] "They even towed across horses swimming, three or four at a time, by their leading-reins".[2]
Greek Original:
Νέοντας: νηχομένους. ἐφεῖλκον καὶ ἵππους νέοντας τρεῖς ἅμα καὶ τέτταρας τοῖς ἀγωγεῦσι.
Notes:
[1] One participle for this glossed with another. Accusative plurals, the headword presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Polybius 3.43.4, on Hannibal's troops crossing the river Rhone.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 October 2001@04:45:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 4 October 2001@23:16:36.
David Whitehead (expanded note 1; added a keyword) on 13 June 2004@07:24:39.
David Whitehead on 6 June 2013@06:58:43.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 29 March 2015@00:13:57.

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