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Headword: Περιστεφανωσάντων
Adler number: pi,1305
Translated headword: having crowned around
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning they] having encircled. "Having crowned around the wall (?)with the masses(?)".[1]
Greek Original:
Περιστεφανωσάντων: κυκλωσάντων. περιστεφανωσάντων τοῖς ὄχλοις τὸ τεῖχος.
Notes:
The headword is aorist active participle, masculine genitive plural, of the verb περιστεφανόω , presumably extracted from the quotation given. (For its several senses, see LSJ s.v.)
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable. Adler notes the textual discrepancy between ὀχλοις (mss AF) and ὅπλοις (mss GVM); she might have done better to print the latter.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 March 2010@09:41:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 March 2010@17:55:07.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; another keyword) on 9 March 2010@03:24:14.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 28 September 2011@05:26:46.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 28 September 2011@05:31:51.
David Whitehead on 29 September 2013@07:19:04.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2016@03:54:27.

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