previous next

Ἀνίστησιν—c. 68, 1.


Αἵμου— the Balkan.


ὑπερβάντι—cf. c. 49, 5; here = ultra. The Getae lived then between Mt. Haemus and the Danube, in Bulgaria.

μέρη = ἔθνη. κατῴκητο— this use of the mid. of persous is found ouly in Herod. and Thuc., and is confined to perf. forms. Dion. Hal. fiuds fault with Thuc. for using the mid. where Attic writers use the active.

Ὀρεινῶν—)(ὅσοι πεδία εἶχον c. 101, 3.

αὐτονόμων —)(ὅσων ἦρχε 1 above.

ἄλλα ὅσα—cf. 3 below.

μαχαιροφόρων—a well-known mark of some of the Thracian tribes.

Ἀγριᾶνας—at the source of the Strymon (Struma) and round Mt. Rhodope

Σκόμβρου—another mountain iu the Balkan chain, south of Sophia. The Laeaei were north of the Agrianes.

τὰ πρὸς Παίονας—‘on the side of the P., who from that point were indepeudent.’

Τριβαλλοὺς—in Servia.

Ὀσκίου—a tributary of the Danube (the Isker).

ἐκ τοῦ ὄρους—part of Rhodope.

Νέστος—the Kara-su. The Romans in B.C. 167 made it the northern boundary of Macedonia.

Ἕβρος—the Maritza.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: