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Headword: Φυλάκια
Adler number: phi,823
Translated headword: menstrual-cloths; watch-towers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Among Alexandrians [this means] the [cloths] stained with women's defilement.[1]
And Polybius says: "he occupied both the watch-towers that had been prepared, fifty feet apart from each other."[2]
Greek Original:
Φυλάκια: παρὰ Ἀλεξανδρεῦσι τὰ ἐκμαγεῖα τῶν γυναικείων μολυσμῶν. καὶ Πολύβιός φησιν: ὁ δὲ κατέσχεν ἀμφότερα τὰ κατεσκευασμένα φυλάκια, πεντήκοντα πόδας διεστῶτα ἀλλήλων.
Notes:
The entry brings together two different senses of the (neuter plural) headword.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 104 Zintzen (52 Asmus); cf. kappa 1540.
[2] Polybius fr. 87 B-W.
Keywords: biography; clothing; daily life; definition; gender and sexuality; historiography; medicine; military affairs; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 October 2003@01:05:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 October 2003@03:22:05.
David Whitehead (modified headword; augmented notes and keywords) on 27 August 2010@07:39:53.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2013@07:30:58.

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