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Headword: *stauro/s
Adler number: sigma,1010
Translated headword: cross
Vetting Status: high
In the Northern part of the Forum [sc. of Constantinople] there stood a cross, as Constantine saw it in the sky, covered with gold, with golden apples on the extremities; there also he himself and his sons were seen plated with gold.
Greek Original:
*stauro/s: e)pi\ to\ *bo/reion tou= *fo/rou me/ros stauro\s i(/stato, w(s ei)=den au)to\n *kwnstanti=nos e)n tw=| ou)ranw=|, xruse/mplastos, e)n toi=s a)krwthriakoi=s stroggu/lois mh/lois: e)/nqa kai\ au)to\s kai\ oi( ui(oi\ au)tou= kaqorw=nto xruse/mbafoi.
ps.-Codinus, Patria Constantinopoleos 2.18 (Preger, Scriptores originum Constantinopolitanarum 160.16-20).
For Constantine see generally kappa 2284. On the Forum of Constantinople, see phi 614.
Keywords: art history; biography; Christianity; geography; historiography; history; imagery; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 September 2006@00:17:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref and another keyword) on 21 September 2006@03:45:40.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; more keywords) on 1 January 2014@03:43:28.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 3 January 2014@01:23:22.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 23 November 2014@23:01:50.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 24 November 2014@02:42:00.


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