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Headword: *fragnu/ntes
Adler number: phi,684
Translated headword: strengthening, fortifying
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] arming.
"Strengthening the most destitute of the young men with arms."[1]
Greek Original:
*fragnu/ntes: kaqopli/zontes. tw=n ne/wn tou\s a)porwta/tous toi=s o(/plois fragnu/ntes.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given. The athematic verb fra/gnumi is a variant of fra/ssw.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as a close approximation of Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 18.315 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 November 2010@06:01:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added link, set status) on 12 November 2010@22:23:57.
David Whitehead (another headword; another keyword) on 15 November 2010@03:29:20.
David Whitehead on 17 December 2013@09:50:39.


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