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Headword: *bagw/as
Adler number: beta,15
Translated headword: Bagoas
Vetting Status: high
Proper name; [the man] who was a eunuch.[1]
Greek Original:
*bagw/as: o)/noma ku/rion: o(\s h)=n eu)nou=xos.
Adler cites Lexicon Ambrosianum 44 and 26.
[1] A favorite of Alexander the Great; see Badian 1958; Bosworth 1988: 154; OCD(4) p.549, s.v. "eunuchs".
Badian, E. 1958. "The eunuch Bagoas: a study in method" Classical Quarterly 8: 144-157
Bosworth, A.B. 1988. Conquest and Empire: the reign of Alexander the Great. Cambridge
Keywords: biography; definition; gender and sexuality; history
Translated by: John Arnold on 30 June 2000@18:09:26.
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Ross Scaife ✝ (added links) on 30 June 2000@19:12:00.
David Whitehead (added note and bibliography) on 19 September 2000@09:18:03.
William Hutton (Augmented note, removed faulty link, added keywords, set status) on 19 February 2008@09:26:41.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 May 2012@04:09:03.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 31 May 2012@00:03:45.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 1 August 2014@05:16:28.


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