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Headword: *fa/kellon
Adler number: phi,25
Translated headword: bundle
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] load, or [something] easily-taken.[1]
Thucydides [writes]: "carrying bundles of wood they began to throw them from the mound."[2]
And Josephus [writes]: "throwing bundles of dry wood around the place he set fire [to them]."[3]
Greek Original:
*fa/kellon: forti/on, h)\ eu)a/lwton. *qoukudi/dhs: forou=ntes u(/lhs fake/llous pare/ballon a)po\ tou= xw/matos. kai\ *)iw/shpos: fake/llous u(/lhs chra=s peribalw\n tw=| xwri/w| pu=r e)nh=ke.
cf. phi 26, phi 27.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and in a scholion on Thucydides 2.77.3 (see next note).
[2] Thucydides 2.77.3 (web address 1).
[3] Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 5.249, here abridged (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: biography; botany; definition; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 June 2011@21:38:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 June 2011@03:39:59.
David Whitehead on 3 December 2013@06:37:52.


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