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Headword: Ῥία
Adler number: rho,157
Translated headword: peaks
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] headlands of a mountain,[1] vertical, and those extending into the sea.[2]
From the [verb] ῥαΐζειν , which is to come to an end at a point.[3]
And Thucydides [writes]: "one side [had a plan] not to sail out beyond Rhia into open water, fearful [of what had happened before]."[4]
Greek Original:
Ῥία: ἀκρωτήρια ὄρους, ὄρθια, καὶ τὰ εἰς θάλασσαν ἐγκείμενα. παρὰ τὸ ῥαί̈ζειν, ὅ ἐστιν εἰς ὀξὺ λήγειν. καὶ Θουκυδίδης: οἱ μὲν μὴ ἐκπλεῖν ἔξω τῶν ῥίων ἐς τὴν εὐρυχωρίαν φοβούμενοι.
Notes:
See also rho 177.
[1] Some mss. omit 'of a mountain'.
[2] Likewise in glossing in other lexica; references at Photius rho115 Theodoridis.
[3] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 14.225, where the singular of the headword occurs (web address 1).
[4] Thucydides 2.86.5 (web address 2), on naval operations in the Corinthian Gulf in 429/8.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 August 2010@04:32:21.
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Catharine Roth (added links, set status) on 22 August 2010@01:33:59.
David Whitehead (expanded n.4; another keyword) on 22 August 2010@04:34:38.
David Whitehead on 24 August 2011@08:27:55.
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