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Headword: *no/misma
Adler number: nu,466
Translated headword: custom; coin
Vetting Status: high
It has two meanings: the customary habit -- as Aristophanes in Clouds [says], "we have no custom"; and the impression of the stamped bronze [coin]. The people of Byzantium used thin coins.
Greek Original:
*no/misma: du/o shmai/nei: to\ no/mimon e)/qos: w(s *)aristofa/nhs e)n *nefe/lais, h(mi=n no/mism' ou)k e)/sti: kai\ to\ ko/mma tou= tetupwme/nou xalkou=. leptw=| de\ nomi/smati e)xrw=nto oi( *buza/ntioi.
Aristophanes, Clouds 248, with comment from the scholia there.
cf. nu 462.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; economics; geography; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Constantina Katsari on 18 May 2002@05:09:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 19 May 2002@09:08:38.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 23 October 2005@10:17:53.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 17 June 2013@03:51:12.


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