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Headword: *pro/boloi
Adler number: pi,2353
Translated headword: breakwaters
Vetting Status: high
Rocks which protrude into the sea,[1] like certain headlands. Demosthenes in [the] Philippics [sc. uses the word].[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/boloi: ai( ei)s qa/lassan prokei/menai pe/trai, kai\ oi(=on a)ktai/ tines. *dhmosqe/nhs e)n *filippikoi=s.
= Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
[1] See already pi 2352.
[2] Demosthenes 10.63 (web address 1), where however the meaning is different.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; geography; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 December 2000@11:59:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 15 August 2004@17:48:09.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 16 August 2004@04:13:26.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 23 May 2005@04:14:20.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 15 July 2011@08:05:23.
Catharine Roth (expanded note 2) on 6 November 2021@19:02:11.


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