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Headword: Ὁμηρεία
Adler number: omicron,246
Translated headword: hostage-service
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] appearing instead.
Greek Original:
Ὁμηρεία: ἡ ἀντιπρόσοψις.
Note:
cf. generally omicron 244, omicron 245. In the present entry the headword ὁμηρεία appears to be used in sense 2 of LSJ s.v. As regards the (very rare) glossing word, variously ἀντιπρόσοψις and ἀντιπροσώψις , 'appearing instead' is LSJ's translation, but one is not much enlightened.
Keywords: daily life; definition; military affairs
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 4 September 2003@14:20:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 5 September 2003@04:35:58.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 June 2013@05:36:30.

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