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Headword: *)wnhth/
Adler number: omega,111
Translated headword: bought, buyable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] acquired/acquirable at a price.
"And [it was ordained] that Avgar hand over the land to Trajan, despite the fact that from Pakoros he had taken it, for lots of money, and held it as [something] bought/buyable; and this turned out well for the king."[1]
Greek Original:
*)wnhth/: timh=s kthth/. kai\ th\n xw/ran e)pitre/pein *traianw=| *au)/garon, kai/per o(/ti w)nhth\n e)k *pako/rou e)/xei labw\n pollw=n xrhma/twn: kai\ tou=to a)sme/nws tw=| basilei= gi/netai.
The headword, feminine nominative singular of this adjective, is either quoted from somewhere in that form (there are instances from Homer onwards) or else generated by the feminine accusative singular in the quotation given.
[1] Arrian, Parthica fr. 45 Roos-Wirth. For Pakoros cf. alpha 2721. For Avgar (Abgar) of Edessa and the emperor Trajan, see alpha 4409, epsilon 207.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; geography; historiography; history; politics
Translated by: John White on 6 June 2000@19:28:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note; added keywords) on 4 October 2001@09:12:58.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 24 October 2005@06:16:09.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 4 July 2007@23:10:57.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 5 July 2007@03:08:18.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 5 November 2007@10:50:28.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 31 October 2013@08:32:49.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2013@08:33:40.


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