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Headword: *ko/ortis
Adler number: kappa,2054
Translated headword: cohort
Vetting Status: high
A Roman military unit.
"Leading [his troops] together from the camp in four cohorts".[1]
Greek Original:
*ko/ortis: *(rwmai+kh\ spei=ra. a)/qrous a)/gwn e)k th=s parembolh=s e)pi\ te/ttaras koo/rtis.
Transliteration of the Latin cohors (or its plural cohortes). See generally OCD(4) s.v. cohors, and cf. the immediately following cohortes urbanae.
[1] Polybius 11.33.1 (of Scipio in Spain, 206 BCE).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 August 2001@06:02:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 19 October 2003@23:56:26.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 20 October 2003@06:06:26.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@08:28:12.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@07:20:48.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 30 December 2019@20:14:13.


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