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Headword: *pro/bolon
Adler number: pi,2348
Translated headword: bulwark
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] embankment, bastion.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] pro/bolos e)mo/s ["my bulwark"], [meaning someone] protecting, a champion, a wall, security. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "my bulwark, saviour to households."[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/bolon: pro/molon, pro/maxon. kai\ *pro/bolos e)mo/s, proballo/menos, prosta/ths, tei=xos, a)sfa/leia. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: pro/bolos e)mo/s, swth\r do/mois.
See also pi 2350, pi 2351, pi 2352, pi 2353.
[1] Accusative case, with the same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius pi1194 Theodoridis); evidently quoted from somewhere.
[2] Aristophanes, Clouds 1161 (Strepsiades on his son: web address 1), with scholion; cf. generally pi 2343.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: Kyle Heath on 16 November 2005@17:33:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keywords, status) on 17 November 2005@01:49:45.
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 17 November 2005@03:20:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 November 2011@07:55:09.
David Whitehead on 14 October 2013@07:22:54.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 6 November 2021@00:47:37.


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