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Headword: Ἐνστομισμάτων
Adler number: epsilon,1444
Translated headword: bits, curbs
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"The king was doing these things using the virtue of the Judaean brothers as curbs [for his governors, lest] they should make a league with them."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἐνστομισμάτων: ἔπρασσε δὲ ταῦτα ὁ βασιλεὺς χρῄζων ἐνστομισμάτων τῇ ἀρετῇ τῶν Ἰουδαίων ἀδελφῶν εἰς φιλίας κτήσασθαι.
Notes:
The headword, genitive plural of this rare neuter noun, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 18.330 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; politics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 May 2007@22:39:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 23 May 2007@03:54:58.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 August 2012@06:46:57.

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