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Headword: Κημός
Adler number: kappa,1520
Translated headword: funnel, muzzle
Vetting Status: high
[An item of] conical wickerwork, through which the jurors deposit their vote into the urn.
Aristophanes [writes]: "and I would stand by the funnels".[1]
Also, what is put on horses,[2] and a woman's front ornament,[3] and piping halters,[4] and a kind of ring, and a certain herb, and a certain legume amongst Thracians.
In the Epigrams: "and a muzzle pierced on both sides for yielding (?)"[5]
Also a certain mechanical fire-throwing engine.[6]
Greek Original:
Κημός: πλέγμα κωνοειδές, δι' οὗ καθιᾶσιν οἱ δικασταὶ τὴν ψῆφον εἰς τὸν κάδον. Ἀριστοφάνης: κἀπισταίην ἐπὶ τοῖς κημοῖς. καὶ τὸ τοῖς ἵπποις ἐπιτιθέμενον, καὶ γυναικεῖον προκόσμημα, καὶ αἱ αὐλητικαὶ φορβειαί, καὶ κρίκου τι γένος, καὶ πόα τις, καὶ ὄσπριόν τι παρὰ Θρᾳξίν. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: καὶ ἀμφίτρητον ὑπεικτὰν κημόν. καὶ μηχανικόν τι πυρφόρον μηχάνημα.
The inital glosses follows Photius, Lexicon kappa665 Theodoridis, but the quotations are additions. Similar glossing in other lexica and in Aristophanic scholia
[1] Aristophanes, Wasps 755; LSJ s.v. II.2; see also kappa 1518.
[2] i.e. a muzzle (LSJ s.v. I.1, kappa 1519), or nose-bag (LSJ s.v. I.2).
[3] LSJ s.v. III; also Hesychius s.v.
[4] Distortion of αὐλωτὸς φιμός , Aeschylus fr. 44.A.647 Mette, a muzzle with pipes attached: "who had four yoke-bearing colts, muzzled with piping muzzles". Defined as a κημός in Pausanias the Atticist Ἀττικῶν ὀνομάτων συναγωγή and Hesychius s.v. αὐλωτοὶ φιμοί : "piping muzzles: muzzles [κημοί ]; because bells are attached to the muzzles, and when the horses blow into them, they produced a sound like a trumpet."
[5] Greek Anthology 6.233.1-2: dedication of various items associated with a horse (halter, muzzle, and kneebands).
[6] Adler (apparatus) labelled this final item faulty. In fact it summarises Polybius 21.7.1-4, esp. 2: see pi 3252.
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Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 17 November 2008@00:16:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 November 2008@05:43:39.
David Whitehead (expanded n.6; more keywords; cosmetics) on 24 March 2011@06:00:23.
David Whitehead on 21 February 2013@05:32:15.
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