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Headword: Ὄγκος
Adler number: omicron,22
Translated headword: body, bulk, mass, weight
Vetting Status: high
The Pisidian [writes]: "for having divided the army into three bodies he drew away your [men], by seeming to be surrounding [them]".[1]
"The emperor Maurice mingled in himself both opposites, a weight of intellect and a mildness."[2] And elsewhere: "Karteros [sic] the Macedonian [was] very large to look at and not far from royal bulk."[3]
Greek Original:
Ὄγκος: Πισίδης: εἰς τρεῖς γὰρ ὄγκους τὸν στρατὸν περισχίσας ὑφεῖλκε τοὺς σούς, τῷ δοκεῖν περιτρέχων. Μαυρίκιος δὲ ὁ βασιλεὺς συνεκέρασεν ἐν ἑαυτῷ ἄμφω τὰ ἐναντίως ἔχοντα ἀλλήλοις, ὄγκον φρονήματος καὶ πραότητα. καὶ αὖθις: Καρτερὸς ὁ Μακεδὼν μέγιστός τε ὀφθῆναι καὶ οὐ πρόσω ὄγκου βασιλικοῦ.
cf. omicron 21.
[1] George of Pisidia, Heraclias 3 fr. 36.
[2] From mu 294 (q.v.).
[3] From kappa 2335 (q.v.); see also under sigma 562.
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; medicine; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 November 2009@04:18:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 4 November 2009@10:02:40.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 5 November 2009@03:10:04.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 21 June 2013@04:29:45.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 5 February 2014@05:16:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked reference) on 26 November 2014@23:52:50.


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