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Headword: Κατόπτης
Adler number: kappa,1088
Translated headword: watcher
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] observer.
"But let some watcher go so that he may make a reliable report to us about the present conditions."[1]
Greek Original:
Κατόπτης: ἐπιτηρητής. ἀλλά τις ἴτω κατόπτης ἀπαγγελίαν ἡμῖν σαφῆ τῶν ἐνεστηκότων ποιησόμενος.
Note:
[1] Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 18.320. Manuscripts of the Suda have the aorist participle ποιησάμενος "having made"; the edition of Aemilius Portus (1630) corrected it to a future participle in agreement with Josephus' text (for which see web address 1).
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 May 2008@16:14:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 15 May 2008@02:58:26.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 11 February 2013@05:40:46.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 17 February 2013@00:13:47.

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