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Headword: Ὑπερῆραν
Adler number: upsilon,286
Translated headword: they passed by
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they went beyond. Polybius [writes]: "after doubling [Cape] Pachynus,[1] they passed by into [Cape] Ecnomus."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑπερῆραν: ὑπερέβησαν. Πολύβιος: κάμψαντες δὲ τὸν Πάχυνον ὑπερῆραν εἰς Ἔκνομον.
The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is aorist indicative, third person plural, of ὑπεραίρω ; cf. upsilon 256, upsilon 257.
[1] On Cape Pachynus, see also under alpha 2612 and epsilon 3524.
[2] Polybius 1.25.8 (web address 1), on the Romans in southern Sicily in 256 BCE.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 7 February 2010@10:25:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keyword, note) on 7 February 2010@23:09:13.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, set status) on 8 February 2010@01:05:35.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 February 2010@03:26:57.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2011@08:06:07.
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