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Headword: Οὐχ ὅσον
Adler number: omicron,984
Translated headword: not only
Vetting Status: high
"At which [event] indeed the Parthian not only did not cower, but even wrote back to him other arrogant messages and especially calling himself 'king of kings,' but the other merely 'Caesar.'"[1] And elsewhere: "not only did they not find anything on which they could agree, but they made their war irreconcilable."[2]
Greek Original:
Οὐχ ὅσον: ἐφ' ᾧ δὴ ὁ Πάρθος οὐχ ὅσον οὐ κατέπτηξεν, ἀλλὰ καὶ ἀντέγραψέν οἱ τά τε ἄλλα ὑπερφρόνως καὶ αὑτὸν μὲν βασιλέα βασιλέων, ἐκεῖνον δὲ Καίσαρα μόνον ὀνομάσας. καὶ αὖθις: οὐχ ὅσον οὐχ εὗρόν τι συμβατικόν, ἀλλὰ καὶ ἄσπονδον σφίσι τὸν πόλεμον παρεσκεύασαν.
[1] Cassius Dio 55.10.20, quoted again at upsilon 388.
[2] Cassius Dio 8.36.8; cf. pi 376.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 June 2010@02:00:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 June 2010@03:08:00.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2013@05:46:34.


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