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Headword: Ὀρόντης
Adler number: omicron,624
Translated headword: Orontes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
So just as (they say) Orontes the Persian said that the smallest of his fingers signified both 'ten thousand' and 'one', so [etc.]. And see under Arbazakios.
Greek Original:
Ὀρόντης: ὥσπερ οὖν Ὀρόντης φασὶ τὸν Πέρσην εἰπεῖν, ὅτι τῶν δακτύλων ὁ μικρότατος καὶ μύρια σημαίνει καὶ ἕνα ἀριθμόν: οὕτω. καὶ ζήτει ἐν τῷ Ἀρβαζάκιος.
Note:
From alpha 3752, where the rest of the quotation is given; and see also mu 1303.
Keywords: biography; geography; historiography; mathematics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 September 2002@11:04:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 30 September 2002@17:18:27.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 8 June 2004@06:10:59.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 January 2010@09:42:47.

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