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Headword: Τῷ τοι ἄρα
Adler number: tau,881
Translated headword: therefore then you see
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] because of this indeed.[1] "Therefore then you see he decided not to set up quarters in those cities, but on the sandy [bank] of the river."[2]
And elsewhere: "[he] attacked the enemy unsparingly; [...] therefore then you see he is struck in the thigh with an arrow."[3]
Greek Original:
Τῷ τοι ἄρα: διὰ τοῦτο δή. τῷ τοι ἄρα οὐδὲ καταλύειν αὐτῷ ἐδόκει ἐν τοῖσδε τοῖς πολίσμασιν, ἀλλ' εἰς τὸ ψαμαθῶδες τοῦ ποταμοῦ. καὶ αὖθις: ἐπῄει ἀφειδῶς τοῖς πολεμίοις: τῷ τοι ἄρα καὶ πλήττεται βέλει τὸν μηρόν.
Notes:
[1] cf. tau 875, tau 877.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable. (Perhaps [DW] Menander Protector, who has two instances of 'the sandy [bank]', τὸ ψαμαθῶδες .)
[3] Agathias, Histories 5.23; cf. alpha 4595, pi 2901.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 February 2014@13:20:36.
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Catharine Roth on 24 February 2014@16:43:30.
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Catharine Roth (tweak) on 25 February 2014@09:29:36.
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