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Headword: Echinos
Adler number: epsilon,4012
Translated headword: vase, echinos, coney, sea-urchin; Echinos
Vetting Status: high
A sort of vessel, into which were placed the documents relating to the lawsuits. Demosthenes mentions this vessel, and so do Aristotle and Aristophanes.[1] There was also a polis [called Echinos], which Demosthenes mentions in the fifth Philippic.[2] [And an echinos] is a particular sort of terrestrial creature, and a marine oyster.[3]
Greek Original:
Echinos: angos ti, eis ho ta grammateia ta pros tas dikas etithento. mnêmoneuei de Dêmosthenês tou angous toutou, alla kai Aristotelês kai Aristophanês. ên de kai polis, hês mnêmoneuei Dêmosthenês en e# Philippikôn. esti de ti kai zôion chersaion, kai thalassion ostreon.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v.
For the primary sense given see also epsilon 4013.
[1] Demosthenes 49.65; ?Aristotle, Ath.Pol. 53.2; Aristophanes fr.263 Kock (274 Kassel-Austin).
[2] Actually Demosthenes 9.34. It was on the northern shore of the Malian Gulf: Barrington Atlas map 55 grid D3. (And there was another in NW Greece: map 54 grid C4
[3] For the 'terrestrial creature' see epsilon 4011. The 'marine oyster' would nowadays be called a sea-urchin (cf. Plato, Euthydemus 298D).
Keywords: comedy; definition; geography; imagery; law; philosophy; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@05:39:32.
Vetted by:
Nicholas Fincher (Added headwords and note) on 15 July 2003@06:34:40.
David Whitehead (modified note; cosmetics) on 15 July 2003@07:05:57.
David Whitehead on 15 July 2003@07:07:29.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 July 2011@06:50:10.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@05:11:11.


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