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Headword: Ναὶ μὰ τόν
Adler number: nu,96
Translated headword: yes by the ...
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"And yes by the ..., if one of the Persian [army] appeared, the whole Roman [army] has perished utterly."[1]
Greek Original:
Ναὶ μὰ τόν: καὶ ναὶ μὰ τόν, εἴγε τοῦ Περσικοῦ τις ἐφάνη, τὸ Ῥωμαϊκὸν ἅπαν διόλωλεν.
Notes:
cf. nu 97, nu 98, and for similar elliptical expressions nu 348, nu 350.
[1] An abridged extract from Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 2.9.8.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 December 2003@00:49:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 3 December 2003@03:22:14.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@05:13:34.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@05:15:40.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note, added a keyword) on 8 September 2014@22:50:15.
Catharine Roth on 8 September 2014@22:51:11.
David Whitehead on 9 September 2014@02:54:37.
Catharine Roth on 9 September 2014@09:33:29.

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