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Headword: *diaforoume/nhs th=s kro/khs u(po\ tw=n a)lektruo/nwn
Adler number: delta,834
Translated headword: the thread being torn apart by the roosters
Vetting Status: high
Meaning being rent asunder.[1]
Arrian [writes]: "[...] that the horses were spooked and tore him apart."[2]
Greek Original:
*diaforoume/nhs th=s kro/khs u(po\ tw=n a)lektruo/nwn: a)nti\ tou= diaspwme/nhs. *)arriano/s: tou\s de\ i(/ppous a)nasobhqe/ntas diaforh=sai au)to/n.
[1] Aristophanes, Lysistrata 896 (web address 1), with the gloss of the scholia there. 'Thread' in this context means fine, expensive woollen cloth: see LSJ s.v. kro/kh, 3.
[2] Arrian, Parthica fr.88 Roos [FGrH 156 F138]; cf. delta 831, alpha 2072.
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Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; historiography; military affairs; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 12 September 2004@13:20:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 12 September 2004@19:53:27.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 13 September 2004@03:03:48.
David Whitehead (augmented note 2) on 13 September 2004@08:44:46.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 3 July 2012@06:45:27.


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