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Headword: *proe/mbola
Adler number: pi,2385
Translated headword: beaks
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the [constructions] at the bow of the ship. "[...] as if [they were] imitating stern-posts and beaks."[1]
Greek Original:
*proe/mbola: ta\ pro\s th=| prw/ra| th=s nho/s. w(/sper a)krosto/lia kai\ proe/mbola e)kmimhsa/menoi.
[1] Agathias, Histories 5.21; quoted more fully at alpha 1017.
Keywords: definition; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 May 2013@00:56:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 27 May 2013@03:25:35.
David Whitehead on 15 October 2013@05:20:12.


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