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Headword: *cenago/s
Adler number: xi,19
Translated headword: xenagos, mercenary-leader
Vetting Status: high
[The term for] the commander of the foreigners.
Greek Original:
*cenago/s: o( tw=n ce/nwn h(gemw/n.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius xi11 Theodoridis); and see also LSJ s.v.
The equation of xenoi with mercenaries is explicit in the following entry, xi 20.
Keywords: definition; military affairs
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 16 February 2000@13:26:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 10 July 2001@08:36:59.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 22 May 2002@00:58:37.
David Whitehead (augmented and modified note) on 31 May 2007@09:38:56.
David Whitehead (adjustments) on 18 June 2013@08:20:08.


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