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Headword: *ga/za
Adler number: gamma,8
Translated headword: riches
Vetting Status: high
Also [sc. attested is] gazofula/kion ["riches-safe"], treasure-safe. For 'riches' [means] treasure.[1]
"He found a great abundance of supplies and barbarian riches, and 3 [thousand] talents of silver".[2]
"Ptolemy, taking [them] round, showed them the palaces and the other royal treasure". Diodorus says this.[3]
Greek Original:
*ga/za. kai\ *gazofula/kion, qhsaurofula/kion. ga/za ga\r qhsauro/s. pollh\n de\ eu(=ren a)fqoni/an trofh=s kai\ ga/zan barbarikh/n, a)rguri/ou de\ ta/lanta g#. o( de\ *ptolemai=os ta\ basi/leia peria/gwn e)pedei/knuto kai\ th\n a)/llhn th\n basilikh\n ga/zan. *dio/dwro/s fhsi.
The unglossed primary headword is probably the feminine noun ga/za which features in the first paragraph of the entry proper; but of course it is also, as Gaza, a toponym.
[1] cf. Hesychius gamma36, Synagoge gamma1, Photius gamma6; Etymologicum Genuinum s.v. gazofulakei=on; Lexica Segueriana 229.10; perhaps from commentary to the New Testament, Mark 12:43.
[2] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as Diodorus Siculus 17.64.3, on Alexander the Great in Arbela. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXVI.
[3] Diodorus Siculus 33.28b (on Ptolemy IX Soter II).
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; economics; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 27 March 1999@18:27:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 23 January 2001@10:10:02.
William Hutton (differentiated headword from gloss, modified translation, augmented notes, added keywords, raised status) on 1 March 2008@07:47:29.
David Whitehead (source identification; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 March 2011@09:08:59.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 10 October 2011@08:51:39.
David Whitehead (added primary note) on 25 September 2015@10:54:50.


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