Literary Record Details

Author: HERODOTUS Hist.

Opus: Historiae
Reference: Hdt.4.153

Period: Early Classical

Genre: prose
Subgenre: historiography
Gender: m
Context: colonization

Greek Text: Θηραίοισι δὲ ἕαδε ἀδελφεόν τε ἀπ᾽ ἀδελφεοῦ πέμπειν πάλῳ λαγχάνοντα καὶ ἀπὸ τῶν χώρων ἁπάντων ἑπτὰ ἐόντων ἄνδρας

English Text: The Theraeans determined to send out men from their seven regions, taking by lot one of every pair of brothers

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Kleros 451, Hdt.4.153