Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Gr. archæol.. a covering for the entire head, as a helmet, or a head-dress of the nature of the kekryphalos or kerchief entriely inclosing the hair.

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Examples

  • * areskete hō strateuesthe, aph 'hou kai ta opsōnia komisesthe; mētis humōn desertōr heurethē; to baptisma humōn menetō hōs hopla, hē pistis hōs perikephalaia, hē agapē hōs doru, hē upomonē hōs panoplia; ta deposita humōn ta erga humōn, hina ta akkepta humōn axia komisēsthe:

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • Latinisms are also very remarkable): areskete hō strateuesthe, aph 'hou kai ta opsōnia komisesthe; mētis humōn desertōr heurethē; to baptisma humōn menetō hōs hopla, hē pistis hōs perikephalaia, hē agapē hōs doru, hē upomonē hōs panoplia; ta deposita humōn ta erga humōn, hina ta akkepta humōn axia komisēsthe (“Please him for whom ye fight, and from whom ye shall receive your pay.

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

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