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Headword: *pina/kia
Adler number: pi,1610
Translated headword: plates
Vetting Status: high
Those employed instead of lots by those being allotted. These seem to be bronze, as Demosthenes indicates in the [speech] On the Name.[1] In the Philippics, when the orator says "a tiny, tiny little plate, Athenians"[2], he is perhaps speaking of a little plate on which the charges against those being impeached are recorded.
Greek Original:
*pina/kia: ta\ kaqie/mena a)nti\ klh/rwn u(po\ tw=n klhrono/mwn. e)/oike de\ tau=ta ei)=nai xalka=, w(s u(poshmai/nei *dhmosqe/nhs e)n tw=| *peri\ tou= o)no/matos. e)n de\ toi=s *filippikoi=s, o(/tan le/gh| o( r(h/twr, mikro\n, w)= *)aqhnai=oi, mikro\n pina/kion: tuxo\n pina/kion le/gei, ei)s o(\ e)ggra/fetai ta\ e)gklh/mata kata\ tw=n ei)saggellome/nwn.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., who besides Demosthenes (below) cites Dinarchus fr. IX.5 Conomis.
cf. generally pi 1611, pi 1612, pi 1613.
[1] Demosthenes 39.12 (web address 1).
[2] Demosthenes 8.28 (web address 2).
J.H. Kroll, Athenian Bronze Allotment Plates (Cambridge Mass. 1972)
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; law; rhetoric; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 December 2000@05:46:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, note, link, status) on 15 July 2004@19:57:28.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 16 July 2004@04:00:28.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 15 July 2011@06:31:05.
Catharine Roth (fixed links) on 18 July 2011@19:42:16.


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