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Headword: *ko/rukos
Adler number: kappa,2123
Translated headword: sack
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a bag.[1]
"Attila found Mediolanum, a very populous city, and when he saw in a picture the Roman emperors seated on golden thrones, with the [dead] Skythians before their feet, he [sought out an artist and] ordered him to to depict [him, Attila] on a chair, with the Roman emperors carrying sacks on their shoulders and pouring out gold before his feet."[2]
Greek Original:
*ko/rukos: o( qu/lakos. o(/ti *)atth/las *medio/lanon polua/nqrwpon eu(rw\n po/lin, w(s ei)=den e)n grafh=| tou\s *(rwmai/wn basilei=s e)pi\ xrusw=n qro/nwn kaqhme/nous, *sku/qas de\ pro\ tw=n au)tw=n podw=n, e)ke/leusen au)to\n me\n zwgrafei=n e)pi\ qw/kou, tou\s de\ *(rwmai/wn basilei=s koru/kous fe/rein e)pi\ tw=n w)/mwn kai\ xruso\n xe/ein pro\ tw=n podw=n au)tou=.
[1] cf. kappa 2301.
[2] Quoted from mu 405, q.v. Besides the abridgement indicated, "found" (eu(rw/n) in the present entry is an error for "captured" (katalabw/n in mu 405; here a garbled e(lw/n?), and in the headword itself the first vowel has shifted from omega to omicron.
Keywords: art history; biography; definition; economics; geography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 September 2001@02:11:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 5 September 2001@21:57:15.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 13 March 2013@07:08:41.


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