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Headword: *)aph/gcato
Adler number: alpha,3144
Translated headword: hanged himself
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] fitted a noose.
Greek Original:
*)aph/gcato: bro/xon h(=yen.
No corresponding entry in other lexica. The headword must be quoted from somewhere. The obvious possibility is in the New Testament (Matthew 27.5, of Judas), but see also e.g. Herodotus 2.131.1; Appian, Bellum Civile 4.4.26; Lucian, Philopseudes 29.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 June 2000@01:40:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 19 August 2002@07:30:48.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 March 2012@05:17:03.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 March 2012@21:40:34.
David Whitehead (coding) on 8 August 2015@10:22:01.


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