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Headword: Ἰλλοῦστον
Adler number: iota,325
Translated headword: Illustus
Vetting Status: high
"When he found out that Illustus was a murderer, he had him hanged on a double timber"[1]. That is on a gallows.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰλλοῦστον: εὑρὼν δὲ Ἰλλοῦστον φθορέα ἐκρέμασεν ἐπὶ διδύμου ξύλου. τουτέστιν εἰς φοῦρκαν.
Headword here in the accusative case, extracted from the quotation.
The quotation comes from an unidentified historical source, probably via the Excerpta Constantiniana; from delta 870.
[1] For this way of denoting the gallows see also Joshua 8.29 LXX (noted at delta 870).
[2] For the two meanings of furca (phi 628) see n.1 at delta 870.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; law; religion
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 14 April 2005@21:45:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (teaked translation; streamlined notes; more keywords; raised status) on 15 April 2005@03:00:54.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 19 April 2005@06:02:31.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2013@05:00:59.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 13 January 2013@01:33:28.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 November 2014@20:11:15.
David Whitehead (coding) on 26 April 2016@06:10:37.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 16 January 2019@02:28:01.


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