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Headword: *docasi/as
Adler number: delta,1371
Translated headword: opinion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] judgement, assumption. Dio in Roman Histories [book] 53 [writes]: "added in also will be [something] of my own opinion".[1]
Greek Original:
*docasi/as: do/chs, u(polh/yews. *di/wn e)n *(rwmai+kw=n ng#: prose/stai de\ kai\ th=s e)mh=s docasi/as.
Likewise in other lexica. The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is the genitive singular of the rare noun doxasia.
[1] An approximation of Cassius Dio 53.19.6 (from remarks prefacing his account of the principate of Augustus).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: Konstantinos Kopanias on 29 May 2005@04:40:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation and notes; cosmetics) on 29 May 2005@05:33:03.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 16 July 2012@07:54:50.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 13 November 2015@05:03:11.


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