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Headword: *legew/n
Adler number: lambda,222
Translated headword: legion
Vetting Status: high
Amongst [the] Romans [this means] six thousand soldiers.
Greek Original:
*legew/n: para\ *(rwmai/ois e(cakisxi/lioi stratiw=tai.
The headword is simply the Latin word legio transliterated into Greek (LSJ entry at web address 1).
On the Roman legion(s) see generally OCD(4) 816-19.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mathematics; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 July 2001@11:26:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 11 July 2001@12:00:30.
David Whitehead on 2 July 2004@07:19:05.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@07:01:51.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@11:45:21.


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