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Headword: Tetrôbolon
Adler number: tau,413
Translated headword: four-obol
Vetting Status: high
That is, of high value. Thus they describe something that costs four obols, is on sale for four obols.
Greek Original:
Tetrôbolon: toutesti polutimêton. houtô de legousi to tetrôboliaion, toutesti tetrôbolou pôloumenon.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 254, where the headword occurs (of Attic honey). There, as again here, it is transmitted as nominative/accusative singular, but editors (and LSJ s.v.) note Kuster's suggested emendation in Aristophanes to genitive of price, tetrwbo/lou.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 March 2014@06:11:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 6 March 2014@14:20:49.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 7 March 2014@02:55:56.


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