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Headword: *pa/ralos h)\ *salamini/a
Adler number: pi,388
Translated headword: Paralos or Salaminia, Paralus or Salaminia
Vetting Status: high
These [were] sacred triremes in public service [sc. in classical Athens], dispatched for the polis's requirements and fast-sailing; and they were like attendants, being swift, the one attending to festival business and the other to public business.[1]
And elsewhere: "the Athenians send the Paralos, summoning him to judgement".[2] That is, [summoning] Alkibiades.[3]
Greek Original:
*pa/ralos h)\ *salamini/a: au(=tai i(erai\ trih/reis dhmo/siai, e)pi\ ta\s th=s po/lews xrei/as pempo/menai kai\ taxunautou=sai: kai\ h)=san w(s a)\n u(phre/tides taxei=ai ou)=sai, h( me\n u(phretou=sa ei)s ta\ qewrika/, h( de\ ei)s ta\ dhmo/sia. kai\ au)=qis: oi( de\ *)aqhnai=oi pe/mpousi th\n *pa/ralon, kalou=ntes au)to\n e)pi\ kri/sin. toute/stin *)alkibia/dhn.
See also pi 387, pi 389, pi 390.
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 1204; cf. tau 203.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. Adler suggests Aelian. In any event, based on Thucydides 6.53 (where in fact the State Trireme used was the Salaminia).
[3] See generally alpha 1280.
Keywords: biography; constitution; definition; geography; history; law; military affairs; politics; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 October 2005@06:10:41.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Set status) on 14 October 2005@20:18:37.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 16 October 2005@10:53:54.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 12 May 2011@04:05:07.
David Whitehead on 5 September 2013@03:47:40.
David Whitehead on 19 June 2016@08:12:12.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 23 May 2021@00:59:40.
Catharine Roth (another tweak) on 23 May 2021@22:32:04.


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