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Headword: *cenolo/gion
Adler number: xi,44
Translated headword: mercenary-force
Vetting Status: high
Also [sc. attested is] ceno/logos, [meaning he who is] collecting foreign soldiers.[1]
Greek Original:
*cenolo/gion. kai\ *cenolo/gos, ce/nous sulle/gwn stratiw/tas.
For the (unglossed) headword itself see e.g. Polybius 29.23.6, 31.17.1; for the cognate, Polybius 1.31.2, 5.63.9 (and n. 1 below).
cf. generally xi 19, xi 21, xi 33, xi 34, xi 39.
[1] Likewise, for cenolo/gos, in other lexica (references at Photius xi23 Theodoridis), and cf. the scholia to Lucian, Gallus 25 (where the participle cenologw=n occurs).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 17 February 2000@09:33:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (supplied headword translation) on 1 June 2002@00:50:39.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 4 May 2003@10:09:33.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 29 August 2007@07:50:31.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1) on 19 June 2013@03:12:28.


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