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Headword: *)asta/ndai
Adler number: alpha,4220
Translated headword: couriers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those carrying letters in relays. The same people [were] also [called] angaroi ["mounted couriers"]. The words [are] Persian.
Greek Original:
*)asta/ndai: oi( e)k diadoxh=s grammatofo/roi. oi( de\ au)toi\ kai\ a)/ggaroi. ta\ de\ o)no/mata *persika/.
From alpha 165, q.v.
()Entry lacking, Adler reports, in three of the manuscripts.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 January 2002@07:17:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 6 January 2002@06:04:10.
David Whitehead on 25 April 2012@07:31:08.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2015@02:53:14.


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