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Headword: Ἔλουσεν
Adler number: epsilon,902
Translated headword: washed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
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.
Notes:
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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