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Headword: Τῷ λόγῳ
Adler number: tau,857
Translated headword: pretendedly
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[...] 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.
Notes:
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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