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Headword: *)ortia/gwn
Adler number: omicron,639
Translated headword: Ortiagon
Vetting Status: high
A Galatian; [the man] who, as one of the kings[1] in Asia, attempted to bring the entire Galatian power-structure under his control. And he possessed many assets, both natural and acquired, for this task: he was generous and warlike and powerful in military matters.
Greek Original:
*)ortia/gwn, *gala/ths: o(\s e)peba/leto tw=n e)n th=| *)asi/a| basileu/wn th\n a(pa/ntwn tw=n *galatw=n dunastei/an ei)s au(to\n metasth=sai kai\ polla\ pro\s tou=to to\ me/ros e)fo/dia proeba/lleto kai\ fu/sei kai\ tribh=|. kai\ ga\r eu)ergetiko\s h)=n kai\ polemiko\s kai\ dunamiko\s pro\s polemika\s xrei/as.
A version of Polybius 22.21, on an individual mentioned already in 21.38.1. Ortiagon was leader of the Tolistobogii in the early C2 BCE. For his son see omicron 640 = pi 866.
[1] Reading basile/wn for the Suda's basileu/wn.
Keywords: biography; ethics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 September 2002@11:37:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 29 September 2002@23:43:17.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 12 June 2005@08:32:07.
David Whitehead on 19 July 2013@03:57:44.


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