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Headword: *ei)spomph/
Adler number: epsiloniota,310
Translated headword: introduction
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] beginning.[1]
Eunapius [writes]:[2] "the champion was carried around and [...] the introduction of a spear on the left shoulder."[3]
Greek Original:
*ei)spomph/: ei)sbolh/. *eu)na/pios: periefe/reto de\ o( a)risteu\s kai\ do/ratos ei)spomph\n e)pi\ tou= eu)wnu/mou braxi/onos.
[1] For this sense of the glossing noun ei)sbolh/ see LSJ s.v. 3.
[2] No: see next note.
[3] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 2.6.3. (The text appears to be faulty, both there and again here.)
C. de Boor, "Suidas und die Konstantinsche Exzerptsammlung I." Byzantinische Zeitschrift 21 (1912) 418
Keywords: biography; definition; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 August 2005@00:00:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes) on 11 August 2005@03:05:40.
Catharine Roth (bibliography) on 26 December 2009@22:52:54.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 28 November 2012@05:15:39.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 November 2012@00:10:57.


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