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Headword: *pro/dromos
Adler number: pi,2372
Translated headword: forerunner, advance guard, precursor
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who runs ahead.
Greek Original:
*pro/dromos: o( protre/xwn.
Besides occurrences in classical literature, the headword becomes a regular epithet of John the Baptist; cf. under alpha 985.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; imagery; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 December 2009@22:49:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 21 December 2009@03:18:01.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 16 November 2011@09:36:12.
David Whitehead on 14 October 2013@09:09:58.


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