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Headword: *ki/mbros
Adler number: kappa,1615
Translated headword: Cimbrian
Vetting Status: high
[A term for] a raider.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the genitive plural] "of the Cimbri". "He told them to leave the bodies of the Cimbri untouched until it was day, thinking them to be rich in gold."[2]
Greek Original:
*ki/mbros: o( lh|sth/s. kai\ *ki/mbrwn: o( de\ toi=s sw/masi tw=n *ki/mbrwn a)yaustei=n e)ke/leuen, e(/ws h(me/ra ge/nhtai, polu/xrusa ei)=nai dokw=n.
[1] For the Cimbri, a marauding Germanic tribe which wreaked havoc in southern Europe during the late C2 BCE, see generally OCD(4) s.v.
[2] Appian, Celtica fr.14 Mendelssohn.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Debra Hamel on 16 November 1998@19:01:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; modified notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 28 August 2001@10:13:55.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 24 February 2013@07:23:25.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 4 August 2014@06:45:04.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 20 August 2019@12:11:50.


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