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Headword: Θορυβούντων
Adler number: theta,413
Translated headword: causing an uproar
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning they] agitating. "With the Getae causing an uproar and wanting to take immediate vengeance, [he allowed] a person named Douras to hold power, this man having demonstrated that he had been held under guard for the king [or: emperor]."[1]
And elsewhere: "the entire uproar carried across to Armenia, with others having had other things alloted to them."[2]
Greek Original:
Θορυβούντων: ταραττομένων. θορυβούντων δὲ τῶν Γετῶν καὶ αὐτίκα τιμωρεῖσθαι δεομένων, ἐπικρατῆσαι Δουρὰν ὄνομα, ὑποθέμενον τῷ βασιλεῖ τοῦτον φυλαχθῆναι. καὶ αὖθις: μετήνεκτο δὲ ἅπας ἐπὶ τὴν Ἀρμενίαν ὁ θόρυβος, ἄλλων ἄλλα αὐτοῖς διακληρωσαμένων.
Notes:
The headword is genitive plural of this participle, evidently extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable, but Adler suggests Cassius Dio -- presumably on the basis of Dio 67.6.1. Douras was a king of Dacia: reigned 68-87, as the immediate predecessor of Trajan's opponent Dekebalos (87-106: see delta 189, delta 344, epsilon 1864, epsilon 2038, upsilon 483). The quotation is hard to construe with precision, however, not least because of the different but equally obscure form in which it recurs at upsilon 503, q.v.
[2] An approximation of part of Menander Protector fr. 18.4 Blockley (De legationibus Romanorum ad Gentes 12.28).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 26 February 2008@23:32:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified tr; augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 February 2008@07:04:38.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 27 February 2008@09:13:05.
David Whitehead (modified tr and expanded n.1, partly at the prompting of Prof Matthew Roller) on 15 August 2010@06:44:40.
David Whitehead (updated n.2) on 3 January 2012@06:11:35.
David Whitehead on 4 January 2013@05:58:04.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 December 2014@00:13:29.

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