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Headword: Epiboômenoi
Adler number: epsilon,2246
Translated headword: invoking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] calling as witnesses.[1] "[...] striking their own heads and stretching out their hands and invoking the gods."[2]
Greek Original:
Epiboômenoi: epikaloumenoi marturas. tas heautôn kephalas tuptontes kai tas cheiras epanateinontes kai tous theous epiboômenoi.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is masculine nominative plural, present middle participle, of e)piboa/w; cf. epsilon 2237, epsilon 2245, epsilon 2247, epsilon 2248, epsilon 2249.
[2] Diodorus Siculus 32.6.4 (the Carthaginians in 149 BCE learn that the Romans are intent on destroying their city).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history; imagery; law; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 April 2007@01:18:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 24 April 2007@03:35:44.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 24 April 2007@10:52:27.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 15 September 2007@21:07:27.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 10 October 2012@08:54:04.
David Whitehead on 10 October 2012@08:54:16.


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