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Headword: Προσαγγελία
Adler number: pi,2582
Translated headword: news, information, intelligence
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Polybius [writes]: "they came by night to Philip, claiming that certain people had joined them at anchor; [they added that] these men were reporting that they had left Roman quinquiremes in Rhegium. Alarmed at the news, he fled".[1] And elsewhere: "news reached Ptolemy that Archias was present".[2]
Greek Original:
Προσαγγελία. Πολύβιος: ἧκον ὑπὸ νύκτα πρὸς τὸν Φίλιππον, φάσκοντες συνωρμηκέναι τινὰς αὐτοῖς: τούτους δ' ἀπαγγέλλειν, ὅτι καταλείποιεν ἐν Ῥηγίῳ πεντήρεις Ῥωμαϊκάς. ὁ δὲ διαταραχθεὶς ἐκ τῆς προσαγγελίας ἔφυγε. καὶ αὖθις: τῷ δὲ Πτολεμαίῳ γενομένης προσαγγελίας, παρεῖναι τὸν Ἀρχίαν.
Notes:
[1] A version of Polybius 5.110.2-4, abridged, on events of 217/16 BCE. (In the mss of Polybius, it does not include the present headword.)
[2] Polybius 33.5.2a (preserved only here), on events of 156/5 BCE.
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 October 2001@07:19:23.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 August 2004@01:28:36.
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 22 August 2004@04:37:35.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2011@05:58:09.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@04:11:37.

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