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Headword: Ὁμαλές
Adler number: omicron,228
Translated headword: level
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
From the nominative [singular masculine/feminine] ὁμαλής .[1] Procopius [writes]: "... they started into flight; not being able either to ascend the height of Bourgaon ... nor [to go] into the level, because the enemy were opposing them [there] ..."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὁμαλές: ἀπὸ τῆς ὁμαλής εὐθείας. Προκόπιος: οἱ δὲ εἰς φυγὴν ὥρμηντο, οὔτε εἰς τοῦ Βουργαῶνος τὴν ὑπερβολὴν ἀναδραμεῖν ἔχοντες, οὔτε εἰς τὸ ὁμαλές, διὰ τὸ ἐπικεῖσθαι τοὺς ἐναντίους.
Notes:
[1] Neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective, taken probably from the passage which follows.
[2] Abridged from Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 4.12.21-22. For Bourgaon, see beta 456.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 December 2009@19:51:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 14 December 2009@03:02:28.
David Whitehead on 25 June 2013@04:09:01.

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