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Headword: Προσκαθίστη
Adler number: pi,2712
Translated headword: was stationing in addition
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Where it was suspected that the enemy would attack, [he] was stationing [sc. troops] in addition."[1] Meaning was increasing [them] in number.
Greek Original:
Προσκαθίστη: ὅπη ὕποπτοι ἦσαν ἐπελεύσεσθαι οἱ πολέμιοι, προσκαθίστη. ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐπολυπλασίαζε.
Notes:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is imperfect active indicative, third person singular, of προσκαθίστημι ; the form is attested only here.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 27 August 2013@11:41:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword) on 28 August 2013@03:35:36.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@04:40:17.
David Whitehead (coding) on 24 May 2016@10:22:33.

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