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Headword: Dais
Adler number: delta,75
Translated headword: firebrand, torch
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] lamp.[1]
"Bringing fire in torches and twigs smeared with pitch they set fire to the ship."[2]
And elsewhere: "[they] set half-beams cast upon the extremely soft couches and beds adorned with some sort of woven web, which burst into flame from the firebrands, and the hymn of the women singing was carried along with the derisive bridal chorus."[3]
Greek Original:
Dais: lampas. pur te en daisi kai phakelous pissêi kechrismenous komizontes tên platên anaptousin. kai authis: ta hêmitoma epi klinais beblêmena mala habrais kai strômnais huphei tini huperêphanôi kekosmêmenais epithentas, hupo daisin epakmazousais tôi puri, kai ton humenaion aidousôn gunaikôn, komisthênai meta choreias gamêliou te kai kertomou.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; and cf. delta 5.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] Aelian fr. 53h Domingo-Forasté (50 Hercher): cf. alpha 73, kappa 1422, upsilon 290, upsilon 471, upsilon 716.
Keywords: definition; gender and sexuality; history; meter and music; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 December 2003@15:57:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (rearranged notes; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 11 December 2003@05:34:34.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 28 January 2012@18:59:25.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 14 June 2012@07:20:49.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2015@10:25:33.


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