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Headword: Ὑπονομηδόν
Adler number: upsilon,550
Translated headword: underground
Vetting Status: high
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.
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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