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Headword: *nhi/+ths
Adler number: nu,307
Translated headword: naval, of ships
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something realised] through ships.
"He set out against the Vandals, with not only a naval armament, but also on land".[1]
And Aelian [writes] about [the] Lakedaimonians: "they being not much schooled in naval dangers."[2]
Greek Original:
*nhi/+ths: o( dia\ tw=n nhw=n. ou) mo/non nhi/+th| sto/lw|, a)lla\ kai\ dia\ gh=s kata\ *bandi/lwn e)stra/teuse. kai\ *ai)liano\s peri\ *lakedaimoni/wn: nhi/+tais kindu/nois mh\ pa/nu suntrafe/ntes.
[1] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable -- though the phrase nhi/+th| sto/lw| also occurs in Arrian, Anabasis 7.7.8, Philostorgius 11.8, 12.13, and Constantine Porphyrogenitus, On Themes Europe 6. On campaigns against the Vandals, see chi 245.
[2] Aelian fr. 164 Domingo-Forasté (161 Hercher).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 23 September 2009@06:33:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 September 2009@07:38:15.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 21 November 2012@01:45:29.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 June 2013@08:24:08.
Catharine Roth (expanded note with cross-reference) on 4 November 2020@00:55:55.


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