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Headword: Ὑπονομηδόν
Adler number: upsilon,550
Translated headword: underground
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Thucydides [writes]: "the pipes, which carried drinking water into the city underground, they destroyed".[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑπονομηδόν: Θουκυδίδης: τοὺς ὀχετούς, οἳ ἐς τὴν πόλιν ὑπονομηδὸν ποτοῦ ὕδατος ἠγμένοι ἦσαν, κατέστρεψαν.
Notes:
The headword adverb is extracted from the quotation. (It occurs only there and in the scholia to the passage.)
[1] Thucydides 6.100.1 on the Athenians at Syracuse: web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 November 2001@03:31:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 10 September 2002@11:18:38.
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 17 June 2004@02:37:32.
David Whitehead on 23 September 2004@09:59:53.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2011@06:56:35.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 21 September 2011@01:12:46.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2013@07:10:35.

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