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Headword: *)/embolos
Adler number: epsilon,952
Translated headword: beak
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a fired bronze thing, attached to the prow on [war-]ships.
Greek Original:
*)/embolos: xa/lkwma pepurwme/non, peritiqe/menon kata\ prw/ran tai=s nausi/n.
From glosses -- with 'fired' here added -- on Herodotus 1.166.2, where the headword occurs (web address 1). Cf. epsilon 947.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; historiography; imagery; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 May 2003@09:03:04.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (added link, set status) on 7 June 2003@08:35:25.
David Whitehead (tweaked translation) on 4 January 2005@04:29:57.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 22 February 2007@11:11:02.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 16 August 2012@04:00:36.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2015@10:07:10.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 21 January 2017@02:09:04.


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