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Headword: *)arta/bh
Adler number: alpha,4020
Translated headword: artabe
Vetting Status: high
A Persian measure of grain, [sc. equivalent to] an Attic medimnos.[1]
Greek Original:
*)arta/bh: me/tron *mhdiko\n si/tou, *)attiko\s me/dimnos.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 91 (where the comic name Pseudartabas occurs: web address 1 below).
cf. alpha 4671.
[1] This is the quantification of the artabe given by the Aristophanic scholiast. Herodotus 1.192.3 is more precise: one medimnos and three choinikes.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; daily life; definition; food; geography; historiography; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 April 2001@15:28:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 8 April 2001@09:26:25.
Catharine Roth (updated link) on 5 November 2011@17:36:27.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 6 November 2011@06:29:42.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@08:50:38.


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