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Headword: *bw=nos
Adler number: beta,495
Translated headword: BĂ´nos, Bonus
Vetting Status: high
The general of Mysia, the [region] stretched along the river Danube;[1] a man who came to the height of intelligence and extremely good at matters both political and military. He lived in the time of Justinian.
Greek Original:
*bw=nos, strathgo\s th=s *musi/as, th=s para\ tw=| *)/istrw| potamw=| paratetame/nhs, a)nh\r sune/sews e)s a)/kron h(/kwn kai\ li/an a)gaqo\s ta/ te politika\ kai\ pole/mia. h)=n e)pi\ *)ioustinianou=.
Agathias, Histories 1.19.
[1] In other words, Moesia (to be distinguished from Mysia in Asia Minor: mu 1472, etc.). The two place-names are homophonous in Byzantine pronunciation; and see further under delta 23.
Keywords: biography; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; politics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 December 2001@14:54:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 2 September 2002@07:55:10.
David Whitehead (another note, at the prompting of Nicholas Fincher) on 17 September 2004@08:36:03.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 20 November 2005@10:05:19.
David Whitehead on 3 June 2012@07:13:15.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 12 August 2012@01:02:20.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keyword) on 4 March 2016@15:59:14.
David Whitehead (further expansion of n.1) on 6 March 2016@09:07:42.


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