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Headword: *)wni/ous
Adler number: omega,116
Translated headword: purchasable, at a price
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones] paid for; or valuable.[1]
Procopius [writes]: "[...] unless they obtain a purchasable safety by paying ransom [...]".[2]
Aelian [writes]: "and [the] jurors release him at a price."[3]
"[He] advises [them] to accept the Romans' [money] and to export the purchasable raw silk to them."[4]
Greek Original:
*)wni/ous: a)gorastou/s: h)\ timi/ous. *proko/pios: ei) mh\ th\n swthri/an w)/nion kth/sontai lu/tra dido/ntes. *ai)liano/s: kai\ a)polu/ousi dikastai\ w)/nioi au)to/n. sumbouleu/ei a)spa/sasqai ta\ *(rwmai/wn kai\ par' au)tou\s w)/nion a)pokomi/zein th\n me/tacan.
[1] cf. omega 115 (and Hesychius omega242, omega243) Here the headword is masculine accusative plural. It must be extracted from somewhere (but not any of the quotations given here); there are numerous possibilities.
[2] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 2.12.1.
[3] Aelian fr. 171b Domingo-Forasté (168 Hercher).
[4] Part of Menander Protector fr. 10.1 Blockley. On raw silk, see sigma 336 and sigma 337.
Keywords: clothing; definition; economics; ethics; historiography; law; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 September 2005@12:44:19.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (set status) on 3 September 2005@16:14:52.
Antonella Ippolito (added reference) on 3 September 2005@16:18:00.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 September 2005@05:25:50.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 24 October 2005@06:18:23.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 21 November 2005@10:40:54.
David Whitehead (updated n.4) on 3 January 2012@07:02:17.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 29 October 2012@02:15:10.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2013@09:06:46.


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