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Headword: Ὑποψαμμότερος
Adler number: upsilon,645
Translated headword: somewhat sandy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"He plowed up beforehand the site, which was somewhat sandy, in order that a lot of dust might be raised in the conflict."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑποψαμμότερος. προήροσε τὸν τόπον ὑποψαμμότερόν πως ὄντα, ἵνα ἐν τῇ συνόδῳ σφῶν κονιορτὸς πάμπολυς ἀρθῇ.
Notes:
The unglossed headword, in the nominative case, is either quoted from somewhere or (more probably) generated by the accusative case in the quotation given.
[1] Aelian fr. 336a Domingo-Forasté (339 Hercher); cf. Cassius Dio, Roman History 222.5-6 Boissevain (which has ὑπόψαμμον : web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 12 August 2010@08:39:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 August 2010@09:02:11.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 5 June 2011@21:52:29.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2011@03:26:20.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@05:16:15.

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