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Headword: Talasiourgia
Adler number: tau,44
Translated headword: wool-spinning
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the working of wools.
"But he tried to make his daughters wool-spinners and women working for daily hire."[1]
And elsewhere: "it not being unseemly to the natives, that the menfolk spin wool among them."[2]
Greek Original:
Talasiourgia: hê tôn eriôn ergasia. ho de tas thugateras epeirato poiein talasiourgous kai chernêtidas. kai authis: ouk ontos aprepous tois epichôriois, hôste tous andras talasiourgein par' autois.
cf. tau 41, tau 43.
[1] Aelian fr. 340 Domingo-Forasté (343 Hercher); cf. chi 208.
[2] Josephus, Jewish Antiquities 18.314 (web address 1); cf. omicron 653.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; children; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 26 October 2003@15:11:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 27 October 2003@03:31:21.
Catharine Roth (added link and cross-reference) on 2 February 2004@00:19:14.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 11 November 2005@06:22:10.
Catharine Roth (updated reference, added keyword) on 1 June 2011@22:31:59.
David Whitehead (more keywords; raised status) on 12 August 2011@04:01:18.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 19 September 2011@22:43:20.
David Whitehead (x-refs; tweaking) on 6 January 2014@08:14:23.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 13 February 2021@00:58:11.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 19 June 2022@00:51:57.


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