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Headword: *)andrapodw/dh tri/xa
Adler number: alpha,2157
Translated headword: slavish hair
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the haircut specifically of slaves, which the slave women and men in Athens used to change after they had been emancipated.[1]
"And it was [possible] to hear these things when many men were gathered together, not having suppressed their sufferings, but still, they say, displaying the slavish hair."[2]
Greek Original:
*)andrapodw/dh tri/xa: th\n tw=n a)ndrapo/dwn i)di/ws koura\n, h(\n a)peleuqerwqe/ntes h)/llasson *)aqh/nhsin ai( dou=lai/ te kai\ dou=loi. kai\ h)=n tau=ta a)kou/ein pollw=n suneilegme/nwn a)ndrw=n, ou)de\ ta\ pa/qh katestalme/nwn, a)ll' e)/ti th\n a)ndrapodw/dh tri/xa, fasi\n, e)pideiknume/nwn.
[1] Same material in Photius, and in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon; prompted by Plato, Alcibiades 1.120B; see already under alpha 2156.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; history; law; proverbs; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 27 October 2000@23:17:36.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Modified translation, added keywords) on 28 October 2000@10:49:38.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 6 March 2001@08:55:22.
David Whitehead (added note) on 2 August 2002@06:46:25.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 February 2012@10:23:21.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 24 December 2014@00:02:11.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2014@03:09:37.


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