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Headword: *katanomisteu/sas
Adler number: kappa,672
Translated headword: having melted down into coinage
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having made into currency.[1] "But he [sc. Herod], because of scarcity of money, melting down into coinage whatever ornaments he had, sent [it] to Antony and his associates."[2]
Greek Original:
*katanomisteu/sas: no/misma e)rgasa/menos. o( de\ kata\ spa/nin h)/dh xrhma/twn, o(/son ei)=xe ko/smon, katanomisteu/sas *)antwni/w| kai\ toi=s peri\ au)to\n e)/pemyen.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is aorist active participle, masculine nominative singular, of the rare verb katanomisteu/w.
[2] A close approximation of Josephus, Jewish War 1.358, which has the compound verb a)ne/pemyen, "sent up" (web address 1).
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 June 2008@23:42:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 June 2008@04:13:53.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2013@06:20:52.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 13 April 2013@21:53:41.


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