Procopius, On Buildings. General Index

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Place-names are included only when Procopius indicates that they are Latin, and explains their meaning. S.H. (Secret History), B. (Buildings); other references are to the Wars.

  • ἄγεστα, aggestus, ii. xxvi. 29
  • ἀντίφορος, (from forum), b. h. vii. 6
  • ἀσηκρήτις, a secretis, ii. vii. 15, s.h. xiv.4
  • βαλλίστρα, ballista, v. xxi. 14 (cf. note on § 18), viii. xxxv. 9
  • βάνδον, bandum, iv. ii. 1
  • βανδοφόρος, bandifer, iv. x. 4
  • Βενεβεντός, bene + ventus (meaning explained), v. xv. 4
  • Βένετοι, Veneti (circus faction), I. xxiv. 2, xx. xi. 32, s.h. vii. 1, 2, 6, 17, 22, ix. 33, x. 16, 18, 19, xii. 28, xvii. 2, 3, xxix. 27, 30, 32, 33 (twice), 36
  • βέντος, ventus, v. XV. 4
  • βερεδάριος, veredarius, iii. xvi. 12, b. v. iii. 3
  • βέρεδος, veredus, ii. xx. 20
  • βιβάριον, vivarium, v. xxii. 10, xxiii. 14, 18, 19
  • βοῦστα,busta, viii. xxix. 5
  • Βουσταγαλλώρων, Busta Gallorum, viii. xxix. 5
  • Δεκέμβριος, December, iv. iii. 28, v. xiv. 14 (cf. critical note)
  • Δεκεννόβιον, Decennovium (decem + novem), v. xi. 2
  • Δέλφιξ, Delphicus (Procopius believed that this was a Greek word which had been taken over into Latin), ii. xxi. 2, 3
  • δομέστικος, domesticus, iii. iv. 7, xi. 6, s.h. xxiv. 24, xxvi. 28
  • δοῦξ, dux, i. xvii. 46, b. ii. vi. 9, iii. i. 28, ii. 1, iii. 8, 14, vi. 17
  • ἐξκουβίτωρ, excubitor, iv. xii. 17
  • κανδιδᾶτος, candidatus, vii. xxxviii. 5
  • κασοῦλα, casula (casa), iv. xxvi. 26
  • κάστελλος, castellum, b. ii. v. 9
  • κεντηνάριον, centenarium, I. xxii. 3, 4, ii. iii. 7, v. 29, vi. 25, viii. 4, x. 24, xxviii. 44, viii. xv. 3 (twice), 17, s.h. i. 33, iv. 31, xix. 7, 8, xxiv. 31, xxv. 19, xxvi. 13, 21, xxvii. 21, xxviii. 6, 11, xxx. 19
  • κέντον, centum, i. xxii. 4
  • κινστάρνα, cisterna, b. iv. iv. 3
  • κλείσουρα, clausura, ii. xxix. 25, b. iii. iii. 2, vii. 5, iv. ii. 17
  • κοιαισίτωρ, quaesitor, s.h. xx. 9, 11
  • κοιαίστωρ, quaestor, i. xxiv. 11, 18, v. xiv. 5, vii. xl. 23, s.h. vi. 13, ix. 41, xx. 15
  • κόμης, comes, b. iii. i. 15
  • Κυιντίλιος, Quintilis, v. xxiv. 31
  • λεγεών, legio, b. i. vii. 3, III. iv. 16
  • λιμιτάναιος, limitaneus, s.h. xxiv. 12
  • λῶρος, lorum, vi. v. 18, b. i. i. 68, 75
  • μάγιστρος, magister, i. viii. 2, vi. xxii. 24, viii. xi. 2, s.h. xvi. 5, xvii. 32, xxii. 12, xxiv. 22, xxv. 3
  • Μαλεβεντός, male + ventus (meaning explained), v. xv. 4
  • μοῦνδος, mundus, v. vii. 8
  • μῶλος, moles, b. iv. x. 7 (cf. § 15, critical apparatus)
  • ὄκταβον, octavum, b. iv. v. 16
  • ὁλόβηρον, (from verum), s.h. xxv. 21
  • ὀπτίων, optio, iii. xvii. 1, iv. xx. 12
  • οὐγκία, uncia, s.h. xxv. 21
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