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Headword: *kaba/dhs
Adler number: kappa,1
Translated headword: Kabades, Kavades; Kaveh, Kavad, Kavadh
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*kaba/dhs: o)/noma ku/rion.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Kavadh I (the name-form used in Wikipedia -- web address 1 below -- and elsewhere) was Sassanid King of Persia between 488 and 531. He is copiously mentioned (as a military opponent of Rome) in Procopius and elsewhere.
A military garment was named after him (Tzetzes, Histories 12.792).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 25 June 2000@10:21:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; augmented note; added keywords) on 27 August 2001@10:06:09.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 3 October 2004@10:48:41.
David Whitehead (augmented headword and note (with website), at the prompting of Nick Nicholas) on 2 November 2008@05:19:04.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 17 January 2013@05:35:27.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 July 2015@14:26:51.
Catharine Roth (another headword spelling) on 3 March 2019@01:47:38.


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