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Headword: *dhmosiw/nhs
Adler number: delta,462
Translated headword: revenue-farmer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] worthless. "The others met with acceptance, but this man, seeming to be a revenue-farmer, was overlooked."[1]
Greek Original:
*dhmosiw/nhs: eu)telh/s. oi( me\n a)/lloi a)podoxh=s e)tu/gxanon, ou(=tos de\ dokw=n ei)=nai dhmosiw/nhs pareqewrei=to.
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[1] A summary of Diodorus Siculus 34.38.1, on the legates of Q. Caecilius Metellus Numidicus -- including C. Marius -- in Africa in 109/8 BCE.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 29 June 2003@17:53:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 30 June 2003@03:41:08.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 26 June 2012@08:54:50.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; cosmetics) on 18 October 2015@05:09:36.


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