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Headword: *koniorto/s
Adler number: kappa,2036
Translated headword: dust
Vetting Status: high
"He gave to each man a wineskin to carry which he had filled with dust, as full as possible; and during the conflict they would prick the wineskins full of soot with daggers."[1]
Greek Original:
*koniorto/s. a)skou\s plei/stous e)s o(/ti ma/lista plhrw/sas koniortou= fe/rein e)/dwken e(ka/stw| a)ndri/: kai\ kata\ th\n sumplokh\n tou\s a)skou\s th=s ai)qa/lhs nu/ttein maxairidi/ois.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable, but cf. alphaiota 106, delta 791, sigma 1023.
Keywords: biography; food; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 24 January 2009@08:34:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 25 January 2009@04:51:02.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@07:12:22.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 2 May 2016@04:57:42.


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