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Headword: *muopa/rwnos
Adler number: mu,1420
Translated headword: myoparon, myoparo, pirate-galley
Vetting Status: high
A kind of boat.
Greek Original:
*muopa/rwnos: ei)=dos ploi/ou.
The headword gives it in the genitive case; evidently quoted from somewhere but attested only here.
Such a vessel (muopa/rwn in Greek, myoparo in Latin) is attested from late-Hellenistic times onwards; cf. kappa 1404, and see generally Lionel Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore & London 1995) 128, 132, 135, 168 n.58.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 September 2001@07:43:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 7 December 2003@21:43:25.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 8 December 2003@03:22:00.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2013@05:06:46.


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