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Headword: *skulodeyw=n
Adler number: sigma,708
Translated headword: tanners', tanners' quarter
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "anyone lacking a couch and even bedclothes, let them go ... into the tanners' to sleep." In reference to men unable to escape notice.
Greek Original:
*skulodeyw=n: *)aristofa/nhs: o(/sois de\ kli/nh mh/ e)sti mhde\ strw/mata, i)e/nai kaqeudh/sontas ..... e)s tw=n skulodeyw=n. e)pi\ tw=n laqei=n mh\ duname/nwn.
Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 418-420 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. tau 406. The word missing from the quotation as transmitted is the perfect passive participle a)ponenimme/nous, 'after they have been washed'.
The entry, as Adler notes, is out of alphabetical order,
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 October 2010@10:44:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, link, status) on 19 October 2010@21:46:15.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 20 October 2010@02:58:41.
David Whitehead (another note) on 13 May 2014@03:14:44.


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