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Headword: Aetômata
Adler number: alpha,578
Translated headword: gables
Vetting Status: high
They call the roofs of shrines wings and gables.[1] Aristophanes [writes]: "we shall crown the houses in gable style."[2] Meaning we shall cover [them].
Greek Original:
Aetômata: ta tôn hierôn stegasmata pterugas kai aetous kalousin. Aristophanês: tas oikias erepsomen pros aeton. anti tou stegasomen.
The headword is nominative/accusative plural of the neuter noun ae/twma; it does not recur in what follows, which instead switches to the related term a)eto/s (cf. already alpha 576).
[1] A word also meaning eagles: cf. alpha 573, alpha 574, alpha 575, alpha 577, and see generally LSJ s.v.
[2] An approximation of Aristophanes, Birds 1110 (web address 1 below).
Aristophanes, Birds, edited with introduction and commentary by Nan Dunbar (Oxford 1995) 592
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2001@20:25:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes; added bibliography and keywords) on 20 March 2001@05:50:32.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 16 August 2006@07:13:59.
Jennifer Benedict (updated Perseus link) on 15 March 2008@22:26:20.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 12 January 2012@06:22:15.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 18 January 2012@23:53:35.


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