From: Glen Gordon
>What if <basileus> is simply a truncated variant of *gWasi-la:wos [...] 'he
>who has the l�os going/marching', i.e. 'the man in charge, commander'?
Clever. Very clever. I don't have any objections to it other than
that the literal meaning is somewhat awkward and that the resultant meaning
of "commander" doesn't seem to be quite in line with what a /basileus/
really is. Isn't a /basileus/ more along the lines of a
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