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Headword: *doruco/s
Adler number: delta,1400
Translated headword: spear-maker
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "and if any spear-maker or seller of shields is desirous of battles, so that his business will be better, let him be captured by pirates and eat only barley [sc. instead of wheat]."[1]
Greek Original:
*doruco/s: *)aristofa/nhs: kei)/ tis doruco\s h)\ ka/phlos a)spi/dwn, i(/n' e)mpolw=| be/ltion, e)piqumei= maxw=n, lhfqei\s u(po\ lh|stw=n e)sqi/oi kriqa\s mo/nas.
The unglossed headword noun is evidently extracted from the quotation given. (See also under epsilon 3150, and twice more in the same play.)
[1] Aristophanes, Peace 447-449 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; economics; ethics; food; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 May 2005@20:20:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 22 May 2005@04:20:00.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 16 July 2012@09:24:46.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 24 July 2012@01:43:58.
David Whitehead (more notes; cosmetics) on 13 November 2015@10:10:37.


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