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Headword: Tellias
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:
Tellias: hoti Tellias ho Akragantinos philoxenos ôn katalusasi pote pentakosiois hippeusin hôrai cheimônos edôken hekastôi chitôna kai himation.
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.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2015@08:09:13.


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