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Headword: *ma/gganon
Adler number: mu,5
Translated headword: potion, philtre
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] something unexpected. Sorcery [gohtei/a] is also called magganei/a.[1]
The general "questioned the servants about the potions and demanded of the magi to know the evidence for their prediction."[2]
Greek Original:
*ma/gganon: para/doco/n ti. le/getai de\ kai\ h( gohtei/a magganei/a. o( de\ strathgo\s tou\s qerapeuta\s tw=n magganeuma/twn dihrw/ta kai\ h)ci/ou i)/xnh puqe/sqai prorrh/sews para\ tw=n ma/gwn.
[1] cf. mu 4.
[2] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 2.2.2 (which includes not the headword itself but a related one, magga/neuma).
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; historiography; history; medicine; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 October 2005@01:30:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified n.2; added more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 October 2005@04:28:02.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 19 June 2011@10:04:36.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@08:36:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2013@01:48:51.


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