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Headword: *eu)/foros
Adler number: epsilon,3802
Translated headword: easy to carry
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] light, uncumbersome.[1]
"The Iberians' shield [was] easy to carry."[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)/foros: kou=fos, e)lafro/s. o( de\ qureo\s tw=n *)ibh/rwn eu)/foros.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] cf. generally epsilon 3799.
[2] Jonathan Toup, Adler notes, attributed this quotation to Polybius. (He presumably had in mind 3.114.2: "the shield of the Iberians and of the Celts was similar, but their swords were entirely different".)
Keywords: definition; geography; historiography; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 August 2006@22:53:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.2; cosmetics) on 7 August 2006@03:51:37.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaking) on 16 November 2012@06:44:40.


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