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Headword: Συρακουσία τράπεζα
Adler number: sigma,1659
Translated headword: Syracusan table
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a lavish one; for the Syracusans, more than others, had a reputation for luxurious living.
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'Syracusan tithe'.[1]
Greek Original:
Συρακουσία τράπεζα: ἡ πολυτελής: ἐδόκουν γὰρ οἱ Σικελιῶται ἁβροδίαιτοι εἶναι μᾶλλον πάντων. καὶ Συρακουσίων δεκάτη.
Notes:
For Syracuse see sigma 1658; "Syracusan table" is a more specific version of "Sicilian table" (sigma 390).
[1] See eta 609; also delta 186.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; food; geography; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 November 2001@06:20:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 January 2005@01:37:34.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 23 January 2005@05:42:49.
David Whitehead on 23 August 2011@06:19:01.
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