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Headword: *tru/xh
Adler number: tau,1117
Translated headword: tatters
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] rags; [used] tragedically.[1]
"His mother came up clad in pitiful tatters and melted-out in her sight by her tears."[2]
Greek Original:
*tru/xh: ta\ r(a/kh: tragikw=s. prosh=lqen h( mh/thr pe/nqima h)mfiesme/nh tru/xh kai\ ta\s o(ra/seis e)ktethkui=a u(po\ tw=n dakru/wn.
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 418, where the headword occurs.
[2] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 8.45.1 (on the mother of mu 210).
Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; definition; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; tragedy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 February 2014@05:27:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 February 2014@10:12:56.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 February 2014@03:19:24.


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