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Headword: *fo/ros
Adler number: phi,613
Translated headword: phoros, tribute
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the gathering of monies by [the] Athenians.
Greek Original:
*fo/ros: u(po\ *)aqhnai/wn h( tw=n xrhma/twn fora/.
From the members of their C5-BCE Empire.
Thucydides 1.96.2 (web address 1) appears to say that the name was especially coined then, for this purpose. See D. Whitehead, "Tribute in classical Athens," Hermes 124 (1998) 173-88.
cf. phi 611, phi 612.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; economics; geography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 November 2001@03:34:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 6 September 2002@08:58:04.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; added italics; cosmetics; set status) on 23 January 2004@19:17:09.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 23 October 2005@09:50:01.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and note) on 9 August 2011@07:24:34.
David Whitehead on 15 December 2013@08:43:21.


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