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Headword: Ἀμφιφῶντες
Adler number: alpha,1781
Translated headword: double-lights
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A type of flat-cake[1] which used to be made when the sun and moon appear early over the earth; alternatively [so called] because they used to carry it with little lit torches bound all around it, as Apollodorus says.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀμφιφῶντες: πλακοῦντος εἶδος, οἵτινες ἐγίνοντο, ὅτε ὁ ἥλιος καὶ ἡ σελήνη πρωὶ̈ ὑπὲρ γῆς φαίνονται: ἢ ὅτι ἐκόμιζον αὐτὸν δᾳδία ἡμμένα περιπηγνύντες ἐπ' αὐτῷ, ὥς φησιν Ἀπολλόδωρος.
Notes:
From Pausanias the Atticist alpha105.
[1] Offered to Artemis Mounichia: see LSJ s.v. (web address 1).
[2] FGrH 244 F152. See also alpha 2082.
Reference:
H.W. Parke, Festivals of the Athenians (London 1977) 138
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 August 2000@23:54:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note, bibliography, keyword; cosmetics) on 4 March 2001@10:46:43.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword) on 28 July 2002@06:47:58.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 February 2012@10:12:16.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note and link) on 2 October 2013@00:20:50.
David Whitehead (another note) on 25 June 2015@03:42:19.

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