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Headword: Ἡμιολία
Adler number: eta,340
Translated headword: one and a half times as much
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] half of the total [sc. in addition].[1]
"That provisions be given to those who chose to serve in his army, one and a half times the amount now being given."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the genitive] ἡμιολίας ["of half again as much"],[3] [meaning] of a half [sc. in addition].
Greek Original:
Ἡμιολία: τὸ ἥμισυ τοῦ κεφαλαίου. δίδοσθαι δὲ ὀψώνιον τοῖς στρατεύειν αἱρουμένοις παρ' αὐτῷ, ἡμιόλιον τοῦ νῦν διδομένου. καὶ Ἡμιολίας, ἡμίσεως.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica; and cf. eta 341, eta 343.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Evidently quoted from somewhere. Glossed as feminine genitive singular of ἡμιόλιος , but in other lexica it is glossed as feminine accusative plural.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; mathematics; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 August 2006@14:38:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; added note number; other cosmetics) on 29 August 2006@03:15:40.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 21 March 2011@10:37:07.
David Whitehead on 17 December 2012@03:48:28.


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