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Headword: Koortis
Adler number: kappa,2054
Translated headword: cohort
Vetting Status: high
A Roman military unit.
"Leading [his troops] together from the camp in four cohorts".[1]
Greek Original:
Koortis: Rhômaïkê speira. athrous agôn ek tês parembolês epi tettaras koortis.
Transliteration of the Latin cohors (or its plural cohortes). See generally OCD(4) s.v. cohors, and cf. the immediately following cohortes urbanae.
[1] Polybius 11.33.1 (of Scipio in Spain, 206 BCE).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 August 2001@06:02:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 19 October 2003@23:56:26.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 20 October 2003@06:06:26.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@08:28:12.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@07:20:48.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 30 December 2019@20:14:13.


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