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Headword: Ἔλουσεν
Adler number: epsilon,902
Translated headword: washed
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [he/she/it] baptized. "Belisarios washed Eunomianos with the holy bath, and taking him up with his own hands he made him his adopted son, as the custom is to adopt among Christians."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἔλουσεν: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐβάπτισεν. τὸν δὲ Εὐνομιανὸν ἔλουσε Βελισάριος τὸ θεῖον λουτρόν, χερσὶ δὲ οἰκείαις ἀνελόμενος εἰσποίητον ἐποιήσατο παῖδα, ᾗπερ εἰσποιεῖσθαι Χριστιανοῖς νόμος.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Procopius, Secret History 1.16; repeated at epsilon 3596, and see also eta 423. On Belisarius see generally beta 233.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 June 2005@19:01:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 24 June 2005@02:54:49.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 3 October 2005@09:39:21.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 15 August 2012@04:00:06.


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