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Headword: *prote/leia
Adler number: pi,2865
Translated headword: preliminary-sacrifices
Vetting Status: high
Thus they name the day on which parents lead the [about-to-be] wedded virgin onto the [sc. Athenian] acropolis to the goddess's [temple] and make offerings.
Greek Original:
*prote/leia: h(me/ran ou(/tws o)noma/zousin, e)n h(=| ei)s th\n a)kro/polin th\n gamoume/nhn parqe/non a)/gousin oi( gonei=s ei)s th\n qeo\n kai\ qusi/as e)pitelou=si.
Same entry in Photius (pi1401 Theodoridis), from Aelius Dionysius.
See also pi 2866, pi 2867, tau 271, tau 281, tau 287; and generally R. Garland, The Greek Way of Life (1990) 219, with refs at 333.
W. Burkert, Homo necans (1983) 62f.
Keywords: definition; gender and sexuality; religion; women
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 28 May 2002@08:22:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added bibliography) on 28 May 2002@09:06:03.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added italics; cosmetics) on 13 September 2004@18:45:25.
David Whitehead (another note; tweaks) on 28 November 2011@09:09:02.
David Whitehead on 20 October 2013@08:50:37.


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