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Headword: Χορηγία
Adler number: chi,399
Translated headword: expenditure; supplies
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] donation/giving.[1]
And Polybius [writes]: "[...] not in effect to bring the supplies and the equipment for the army-camps along by sea or on pack-animals, but having travel money in their wallets for ten days."[2]
Greek Original:
Χορηγία: δόσις. καὶ Πολύβιος: μὴ οἷον κατὰ θάλατταν τὰς παρασκευὰς καὶ τὰ χορήγια παρακομίζειν τοῖς στρατοπέδοις μηδὲ ἐπὶ ὑποζυγίων, ἀλλ' ἐν ταῖς πήραις δέχ' ἡμερῶν ἔχοντας ἐφόδια.
Notes:
[1] The headword is ambiguous in form. With the accent it has, it is the nominative singular of the feminine noun χορηγία ; this accords with the gloss. The form in the quotation which follows, χορήγια , is the accusative plural of the neuter noun χορήγιον .
[2] Polybius fr. 88 Büttner-Wobst. Büttner-Wobst notes that Schweighäuser, evidently aware of the headword's ambiguity, prefaced the quotation with the neuter noun as follows: καὶ χορήγιον Πολύβιος . See also chi 395, the last lines of which Küster in his edition transposed to the end of this entry.
Reference:
T. Büttner-Wobst, ed., Polybii Historiae, vol. IV, (Leipzig 1904)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 April 2008@02:27:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified Polybius tr; more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 April 2008@04:34:04.
David Whitehead on 12 November 2013@07:51:15.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, cosmeticule) on 2 August 2018@20:44:08.

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