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Headword: Ὀρτόβριγα
Adler number: omicron,641
Translated headword: Ortobriga
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A city.[1]
"He saw the city of Ortobriga, which had the reputation of being very substantial in respect of its size and the number of its people".[2]
Greek Original:
Ὀρτόβριγα: πόλις. εἶδε πόλιν Ὀρτόβριγα δοκοῦσαν κατὰ τὸ μέγεθος καὶ τὸ πλῆθος τῶν ἀνθρώπων ἐμβριθεστάτην εἶναι.
Notes:
[1] Attested only here, and of unknown location (but perhaps Iberian: cf. Segobriga in Strabo 3.4.13).
[2] Polybius fr.134 B-W; quoted here from epsilon 959, which -- surely correctly -- has 'he took' (εἷλε ) rather than 'he saw' (εἶδε ).
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 June 2004@06:35:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 July 2004@01:04:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 15 July 2004@03:12:03.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 16 August 2012@04:36:00.

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