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Headword: *)amfide/as
Adler number: alpha,1714
Translated headword: bracelets
Vetting Status: high
[A term for] chains in Herodotus. But others [apply the word to] anklets/armlets.
Greek Original:
*)amfide/as: a(lu/seis par' *(hrodo/tw|. oi( de\ ye/lia.
From glosses on this accusative plural in Herodotus 2.69.2 (web address 1), where however the chains are ornaments for sacred crocodiles. See already alpha 1713, and cf. alpha 1715.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 August 2000@12:53:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added note and link.) on 13 August 2000@21:56:21.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword) on 11 June 2003@06:27:35.
David Whitehead on 19 February 2012@06:40:54.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 26 February 2012@00:55:26.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 31 October 2013@00:40:19.
David Whitehead on 22 June 2015@11:05:32.


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