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Headword: *eu)stalh/s
Adler number: epsilon,3748
Translated headword: well-equipped
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] excellently armed.[1]
Or light[-armed].[2]
"[The] light-armed, having abandoned yoke-animals and tents, were running away."[3]
"The army which followed Marcellinus was distinguished for its well-equipped armament."[4]
Greek Original:
*eu)stalh/s: kalw=s e)stolisme/nos. h)\ kou=fos. a)pedi/draskon eu)stalei=s, u(pozu/gia kai\ skhna\s katalipo/ntes. h)=n de\ to\ e(po/menon stra/teuma *markelli/nw| e)pifane/steron tw=| eu)stalei= th=s o(pli/sews.
[1] Likewise in Hesychius and other lexica.
[2] cf. a scholion on Thucydides 3.22.2, where the plural of the headword occurs.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
[4] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr.156 Zintzen, 69C Athanassiadi. On Marcellinus, cf. mu 202, pi 1652.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 March 2004@00:58:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 March 2004@03:10:01.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more keywords) on 20 March 2011@09:09:41.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 15 November 2012@03:50:02.
David Whitehead (another note) on 16 March 2016@04:16:53.


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