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Headword: *moi=ra
Adler number: mu,1350
Translated headword: portion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] lot/share, what is fitting; also fate.[1]
Josephus [writes]: "for Josephus having been taken was a very great portion of the war."[2]
Greek Original:
*moi=ra: meri/s, to\ kaqh=kon: kai\ h( ei(marme/nh. *)iw/shpos: megi/sth ga\r h)=n moi=ra tou= pole/mou lhfqei\s o( *)iw/shpos.
[1] For the lot/share gloss cf. the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 3.40 (web address 1)
[2] An approximation (it is the Suda which inserts the proper name) of Josephus, Jewish War 3.340 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; epic; historiography; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 February 2007@18:21:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and more keywords) on 25 February 2007@04:05:23.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added links) on 25 February 2007@12:11:16.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 26 February 2007@06:30:45.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 28 May 2013@06:19:47.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 28 May 2013@23:57:23.


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