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Headword: Ἰλλοῦστον
Adler number: iota,325
Translated headword: Illustus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"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.
Notes:
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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