Plut. Pyrrh. 8.2 συμπάντων τῶν στρατηγῶν

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Plut. Pyrrh. 8.2 συμπάντων τῶν στρατηγῶν

Post by daivid » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:32 pm

This is from Plutarch's Pyrrhus. 8.2
Ἀννίβας δὲ συμπάντων ἀπέφηνε τῶν στρατηγῶν πρῶτον μὲν ἐμπειρίᾳ καὶ δεινότητι Πύρρον, Σκηπίωνα δὲ δεύτερον, ἑαυτὸν δὲ τρίτον, ὡς ἐν τοῖς περὶ Σκηπίωνος γέγραπται.

I think I get it but I want to be sure as I want to use it as a model for the game I'm writing.

I'm assuming that συμπάντων τῶν στρατηγῶν needs to be taken together . Hence:
Hannibal declared of the entirety of the the generals in respect of experience and ability was first Pyrrhus, Scipio was second and himself third as has been written in (the book) concerning Scipio.

Does that look right?

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