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Headword: Ἄκρατος
Adler number: alpha,964
Translated headword: unmixed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Xenophon [writes]: "the wine was entirely unmixed, unless someone poured water in."[1]
And elsewhere: "the woman skilled at sipping three times a cup of unmixed wine."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἄκρατος: Ξενοφῶν: πάνυ δὲ ἦν ὁ οἶνος ἄκρατος, εἰ μή τις ὕδωρ ἐπιχέοι. καὶ αὖθις: ἡ τρὶς ἐφεξῆς εἰδυῖα ἀκρήτου χειλοποτεῖν κύλικα.
Notes:
cf. generally alpha 960, alpha 962, alpha 966.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 4.5.27 (web address 1); cf. mu 1381.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.223.3-4.(Thyillus).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: food; historiography; poetry; women
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 22 June 2000@21:44:32.
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