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Headword: Λικνοφόρος
Adler number: lambda,536
Translated headword: bearer of the winnowing-fan
Vetting Status: high
The winnowing-fan is suitable for every rite and sacrifice. The man who carries it is called bearer of the winnowing-fan.
Greek Original:
Λικνοφόρος: τὸ λίκνον πρὸς πᾶσαν τελετὴν καὶ θυσίαν ἐπιτήδειόν ἐστιν. ὁ δὲ τοῦτο φέρων λικνοφόρος λέγεται.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on Demosthenes 18.260.
For the winnowing-fan itself cf. lambda 535.
Keywords: agriculture; definition; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 December 2000@09:11:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 18 November 2003@00:51:59.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 18 November 2003@03:14:15.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 12 July 2011@04:39:48.


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