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Headword: Ὑποχειρίους
Adler number: upsilon,640
Translated headword: subordinate, subordinates
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] prisoners, slaves. "[...] to make the sons of the noblest ones subordinate to him."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑποχειρίους: αἰχμαλώτους, δούλους. ὑποχειρίους αὐτῷ ποιῆσαι τοὺς παῖδας τῶν εὐγενεστάτων.
For the headword adjective, which literally means under the hand, cf. already upsilon 639. Here it is in the masculine accusative plural, evidently extracted from the quotation given.
[1] An approximation of Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 13.1.2. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II pp.LXXIX-LXXX.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 10 August 2010@08:45:53.
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David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 10 August 2010@09:25:04.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 10 October 2011@09:50:31.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@04:55:06.


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