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Headword: Ναυφράκτῳ στρατῷ
Adler number: nu,89
Translated headword: with a ship-fenced force
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] with a close-ordered and close-regimented [one]. For the Athenians used to rule the seas, especially at the naval battle[s] at Artemision and Salamis.
Greek Original:
Ναυφράκτῳ στρατῷ: τῷ συμπεφραγμένῳ καὶ συντεταγμένῳ: ἐθαλασσοκράτουν γὰρ οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι μάλιστα ἐπὶ τῇ ἐν Ἀρτεμισίῳ καὶ Σαλαμῖνι ναυμαχίᾳ.
Notes:
Aristophanes, Knights 567 (web address 1), with scholion. For the adjective in the headword phrase cf. nu 88.
The comment looks back 60+ years to the sea-battles of Xerxes' invasion; cf. (e.g.) alpha 3136, eta 600, sigma 49, sigma 439.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: chronology; comedy; definition; geography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 August 2008@07:07:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link and keyword, set status) on 31 August 2008@17:28:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks) on 1 September 2008@03:04:25.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@04:56:56.

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