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Headword: *paragge/llontas
Adler number: pi,307
Translated headword: ordering, practicing
Vetting Status: high
"They, being Arians in their professed belief, arrived in Carthage to learn what Gezerichus[1] was preparing and intending with regard to those practicing the priesthood."[2] Meaning those performing [it].
And Xenophon [writes]: "but he escaped to his own army and immediately ordered [them] to arms."[3]
And elsewhere: "[he] ordering the largest possible army for the war."[4] Meaning enrolling [it].
Greek Original:
*paragge/llontas: oi( de\ *)areianoi\ o)/ntes profa/sei tou= do/gmatos, a)fiko/menoi e)n *karxhdo/ni, peri\ tou\s ei)s i(erwsu/nhn paragge/llontas, o(/pws o( *geze/rixos paraskeuh=s e)/xei kai\ gnw/mhs, maqei=n. a)nti\ tou= telou=ntas. kai\ *cenofw=n: o( de\ katafeu/gei e)s to\ e(autou= stra/teuma kai\ eu)qu\s paragge/llei ei)s ta\ o(/pla. kai\ au)=qis: stratia\n w(s plei/sthn ei)s to\n po/lemon paragge/llwn. a)nti\ tou= katale/gwn.
The headword, presumably extracted from the first quotation given, is present participle, masculine accusative plural, of the verb paragge/llw; cf. pi 306, pi 308.
[1] Geiseric, king of the Vandals c.389-477; took Carthage 439, sacked Rome 455 (Wikipedia entry at web address 1); cf. epsilon 3554.
[2] Priscus fr.68 Bornmann.
[3] Xenophon, Anabasis 1.5.13.
[4] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Robert Leigh on 6 September 2009@16:10:32.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified notes, tweaks, added keywords, raised status.) on 7 September 2009@22:26:53.
William Hutton on 8 September 2009@16:24:28.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 13 September 2009@06:23:01.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 14 August 2013@05:21:15.
David Whitehead on 31 January 2015@09:33:40.
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