archisolium

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

(Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ar.kiˈso.li.um/, [ar.kiˈzɔː.li.um]

EtymologyEdit

archi- (arch-, highest) +‎ solium (seat, throne)

NounEdit

archisolium n (genitive archisoliī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) principal royal seat, capital city
    • a. 1223, Otto von St. Blasien, Chronica, chapter 34:
      Hac itaque relaxatione recreato exercitu Iconium versus, tocius Cilicie metropolim soldanique archisolium, aciem direxit eamque inaudita celeritate expugnavit.
      The army having thus been reinvigorated by this relaxation, he arrayed his men against Iconium, the metropolis of all Cilicia and the sultan's capital city, and stormed it with unheard-of speed.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative archisolium archisolia
Genitive archisoliī archisoliōrum
Dative archisoliō archisoliīs
Accusative archisolium archisolia
Ablative archisoliō archisoliīs
Vocative archisolium archisolia

ReferencesEdit

  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976) , “archisolium”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill