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Headword: *dasmologi/a
Adler number: delta,80
Translated headword: dasmos-collection, tribute-collection
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] phoros-collection.
Also [sc. attested are] dasmos-collectors, [meaning] phoros-collectors.
Greek Original:
*dasmologi/a: forologi/a. kai\ *dasmolo/goi, forolo/goi.
Same material, variously, in other lexica.
Both dasmo/s and fo/ros are Greek words for "tribute", i.e. money (or equivalent) paid to a superior power. The different overtones of each word are hard to convey in English, but see generally Whitehead.
See also delta 81, delta 82, delta 83.
D. Whitehead, "O NEOS DASMOS: 'tribute' in classical Athens", Hermes 124 (1998): 173-188.
Keywords: definition; economics; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 October 2000@06:45:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 September 2002@05:24:00.
William Hutton (cosmetics, set status) on 16 July 2003@04:36:18.
William Hutton on 16 July 2003@04:43:02.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 23 October 2005@09:47:02.
David Whitehead on 14 June 2012@07:46:54.


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