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Headword: *(upagwgh/
Adler number: upsilon,143
Translated headword: retreat
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] withdrawal.[1]
"In order that they would not be quicker in retreat, playing purposely the coward, [Narses] made them get off their horses."[2]
Greek Original:
*(upagwgh/: u(poxw/rhsis. o(/pws mh\ e)qelokakou=ntes e)s u(pagwgh\n o)cu/teroi ei)=en, tw=n i(/ppwn a)pebi/basen.
[1] cf. upsilon 140; and see also upsilon 141.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as an approximation of Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 8.31.5-6. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.XCV.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 25 July 2009@08:30:33.
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David Whitehead (x-refs; more keywords; cosmetics) on 26 July 2009@05:39:29.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2011@09:29:58.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 12 October 2011@05:30:56.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2013@07:55:59.


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