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Headword: *zw/nh
Adler number: zeta,139
Translated headword: belt, girdle
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a purple cloak. Herodotus [sc. uses the word].
Greek Original:
*zw/nh: porfurou=n i(ma/tion. *(hro/dotos.
Not exactly. The present headword (again zeta 140, zeta 141, and cf. already zeta 137) and gloss are in fact both ancient glosses of 'caftan' at Herodotus 7.69.1 (for which see zeta 47).
Keywords: clothing; definition; historiography; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 June 2004@10:36:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 6 June 2004@16:20:39.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 7 June 2004@04:10:47.
David Whitehead on 30 November 2012@07:19:12.


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