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Headword: Τῷ λόγῳ
Adler number: tau,857
Translated headword: pretendedly
Vetting Status: high
"[...] as of course[1] sending out a shepherd[2] and flocks and herds of grazing horses to pasture pretendedly[3] [...]".
Greek Original:
Τῷ λόγῳ: ὡς δῆθεν ἀποστέλλοντες ποίμνην καὶ βουκόλια καὶ φορβάδων ἀγέλας ἵππων ἐπὶ νομὴν τῷ λόγῳ.
The unglossed headword pherase occurs at the end of the quotation given.
Adler reports Valckenaer's opinion, supported by Bernhardy, that this quotation be attributed to Aelian. However, a TLG search shows that it is actually an approximation of Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 9.20.1.
[1] Simple ἔπειτ' in D.H.
[2] A plurality of them in D.H.
[3] In D.H. this phrase actually belongs with what follows it, προὐκαλοῦντο κτλ .
Keywords: agriculture; ethics; food; historiography; history; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 May 2011@05:56:59.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 May 2011@00:53:44.
David Whitehead (typo) on 19 May 2011@03:59:43.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@03:21:06.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@04:51:43.


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