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Headword: *mw/kios
Adler number: mu,1318
Translated headword: Mucius, Mokios
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
*mw/kios: o)/noma ku/rion.
The nomen of a line of Romans who bore the cognomen Scaevola ('Lefthanded'). For the origin of the cognomen, and the earliest-attested of the Mucii (whose courage under torture impressed King Lars Porsen(n)a of Clusium), see OCD4 p.971, under Mucius (RE10) Scaevola, Gaius.
Also a third-century martyr in whose honor the emperor Constantine built a church at Constantinople: see Wortley, pp. 363-368.
J. Wortley, “The Byzantine Component of the Relic-hoard of Constantinople,” GRBS 40 (1999) 353-378
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; history; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 October 2002@05:05:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 11 October 2002@19:30:41.
William Hutton (rearranged headwords, set status) on 11 September 2003@15:28:53.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 4 January 2005@08:48:15.
Catharine Roth (added note and keyword) on 20 October 2006@00:50:11.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 20 October 2006@03:09:35.
Catharine Roth (added bibliography) on 20 May 2008@11:33:11.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@09:16:03.


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