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Headword: Νηί̈της
Adler number: nu,307
Translated headword: naval, of ships
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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:
Νηί̈της: ὁ διὰ τῶν νηῶν. οὐ μόνον νηί̈τῃ στόλῳ, ἀλλὰ καὶ διὰ γῆς κατὰ Βανδίλων ἐστράτευσε. καὶ Αἰλιανὸς περὶ Λακεδαιμονίων: νηί̈ταις κινδύνοις μὴ πάνυ συντραφέντες.
Notes:
[1] Quotation (and individual) unidentifiable -- though the phrase νηί̈τῃ στόλῳ also occurs in Arrian, Anabasis 7.7.8, Philostorgius 11.8, 12.13, and Constantine Porphyrogenitus, On Themes Europe 6.
[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.

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