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Headword: *pa/los
Adler number: pi,116
Translated headword: lot
Vetting Status: high
[pa/los means the same as] klh=ros.[1]
"Darius commanded them to draw lots. And when the lots were being drawn, Bagaios obtained [the lot] out of all of them."[2]
Greek Original:
*pa/los: klh=ros. o( de\ *darei=os tou/tous keleu/ei pa/llesqai: pallome/nwn de/, lagxa/nei e)k pa/ntwn *bagai=os.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; references at Photius pi108 Theodoridis. For the glossing term cf. kappa 1782, kappa 1783, kappa 1784, kappa 1785. The headword itself, pa/los, is connected with the verb pa/llw which appears twice in the quotation given (and cf. already pi 115).
[2] Herodotus 3.128.1 (web address 1); cf. beta 12.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 April 2006@20:35:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 24 April 2006@03:39:44.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks) on 28 August 2011@07:47:27.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 28 August 2011@12:07:09.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2013@04:21:00.


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