Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for alpha,219 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *)/aghma
Adler number: alpha,219
Translated headword: division, guard, force, troop
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the king's advancing force of elephants and horses and infantry. But some [sc. say that this term means] the best part of the Macedonian battle array;[1] strong in weaponry and in the conditioning of their bodies.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/aghma: to\ proi+o\n tou= basile/ws ta/gma e)lefa/ntwn kai\ i(/ppwn kai\ pezw=n. oi( de\ to\ a)/riston th=s *makedonikh=s sunta/cews: krataio\n o(pli/sei kai\ swma/twn eu)eci/a|.
See also alpha 220.
[1] Same or similar material in other lexica; references at Photius alpha165 Theodoridis.
[2] This last clause (not in the other lexica) is perhaps a quotation; if so, it is unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; history; medicine; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 October 2000@23:07:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 26 April 2002@05:51:00.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 3 January 2012@09:14:08.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2013@07:11:41.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 9 April 2015@03:11:13.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search