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Headword: Eklogistian
Adler number: epsilon,480
Translated headword: reckoning
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning an] accounting.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "he reckoning the multitude of the army," meaning he counting [it].[2]
And [sc. it is also used] meaning intending. "He reckoning skillfully and wisely."[3]
"He was also subjected to reckonings."[4]
Greek Original:
Eklogistian: arithmêsin. kai Eklogizomenos to plêthos tou stratou, anti tou arithmôn. kai anti tou dianooumenos. empeirôs kai phronimôs eklogizomenos. ho de kai eklogismois kathupeballeto.
Notes:
[1] Accusative singular of this noun, evidently quoted from somewhere; probably the Septuagint (Tobias 1.21).
[2] (Unlike the headword, this "reckoning" is a present participle -- of e)klogi/zomai.) Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Polybius 3.33.8.
[4] Perhaps from Symeon Metaphrastes, Adler suggests.
Keywords: biography; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; mathematics; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 November 2006@00:31:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 November 2006@03:09:01.
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