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Headword: Πραίφεκτος
Adler number: pi,2241
Translated headword: praefectus, prefect
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] admiral.
Greek Original:
Πραίφεκτος: ναύαρχος.
The Latin word praefectus (used by e.g. Polybius on the Roman constitution: 6.26.5, 6.34.4, 6.37.9).
For Roman praefecti -- literally: men placed in charge -- in general see OCD4 s.v. (and cf. pi 2242); the present entry confines itself to the office of prefect of the fleet.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 March 2004@05:10:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 June 2004@02:07:49.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 5 August 2004@03:54:50.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2013@08:31:09.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2014@06:48:16.


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