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Headword: Φυλή
Adler number: phi,837
Translated headword: tribe
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"The tribe, of itself, is ten thousand soldiers."[1]
[sc. For more on tribes] see in the 'clansmen' [entry].[2]
Greek Original:
Φυλή: ἡ φυλὴ καθ' αὑτήν ἐστι μύριοι στρατιῶται. ζήτει ἐν τῷ γεννῆται.
Notes:
For this headword as a toponym see already phi 835.
[1] Quotation not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as a faulty version (the figure should be thirty thousand) of Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 6.134. See on this Theodoridis' Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXXVII.
[2] gamma 146, gamma 147.
Keywords: definition; historiography; history; mathematics; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2010@10:50:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 12 November 2010@23:08:37.
David Whitehead (another note) on 15 November 2010@03:58:02.
David Whitehead (source identification; more keywords; tweaks) on 29 April 2011@07:14:52.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 11 October 2011@05:57:48.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2013@07:44:55.

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