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Headword: *meli/nh
Adler number: mu,506
Translated headword: meline, millet
Vetting Status: high
A kind of pulse.[1]
"There was also bread [made] from millet, for this was abundant in the country."[2] And elsewhere: "they were fearlessly carrying off wine, pulses, millets, figs. For the country had all good things except olive oil."[3]
Greek Original:
*meli/nh: ei)=dos o)spri/ou. h)=n de\ kai\ si=tos a)po\ meli/nhs, tou=to ga\r h)=n e)n th=| xw/ra| plei=ston. kai\ au)=qis: e)fe/ronto a)dew=s oi)=non, o)/spria, meli/nas, su=ka. pa/nta ga\r a)gaqa\ ei)=xen h( xw/ra plh\n e)lai/ou.
See also mu 507.
[1] Likewise in other lexica (seen the references at Photius mu235 Theodoridis), and cf. also a scholion on Xenophon, Anabasis 1.5.10 (ed. Dindorf).
[2] Xenophon, Anabasis 1.5.10; near the city of Charmande, on the Euphrates (web address 1).
[3] Xenophon, Anabasis 6.6.1 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; food; geography; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 May 2009@01:04:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 11 May 2009@03:09:46.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 May 2013@05:20:36.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 19 May 2013@17:23:54.


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