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Headword: *kommo/s
Adler number: kappa,2009
Translated headword: care in dress; dirge, lament
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] excessive adornment.[1]
"An innumerable multitude of women led with lament and wailing."[2] That is, with weeping and mourning.
Greek Original:
*kommo/s: peri/ergos ko/smhsis. h(gei=to gunaikw=n muri/a plhqu\s meta\ kommou= kai\ o)lolugh=s. toute/sti go/ou kai\ o)durmou=.
cf. kappa 2010, kappa 2014.
[1] Similar glossing in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa919 Theodoridis, and generally LSJ s.v. kommo/s (B).
[2] Nicolaus of Damascus FGrH 90 F68.3 (on Cyrus and Croesus). See generally LSJ s.v. kommo/s (A).
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; ethics; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 December 2008@12:49:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 December 2008@02:59:19.
David Whitehead (another x-ref;) on 12 December 2008@03:01:06.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 March 2013@10:21:00.


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