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Headword: *telli/as
Adler number: tau,272
Translated headword: Tellias
Vetting Status: high
Tellias of Akragas, a hospitable man, when 500 horsemen were billeted with him during the winter, gave each a tunic and cloak.
Greek Original:
*telli/as: o(/ti *telli/as o( *)akraganti=nos filo/cenos w)\n katalu/sasi pote\ pentakosi/ois i(ppeu=sin w(/ra| xeimw=nos e)/dwken e(ka/stw| xitw=na kai\ i(ma/tion.
Quoted from alpha 731, q.v. For this Tellias (late C5 BCE) and this episode see also Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.3F [1.5 Kaibel], and Diodorus Siculus 13.83-90, where (at 83.2) Timaeus is cited as the source.
Keywords: biography; clothing; daily life; economics; ethics; geography; historiography; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2001@02:46:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 1 October 2004@22:34:26.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 3 October 2004@08:48:37.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2014@04:30:06.
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