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Headword: *)ammani/tai
Adler number: alpha,1485
Translated headword: Ammanitai, Ammanitae, Ammanites, Ammonites
Vetting Status: high
Name of a people.[1]
It also means mushrooms.[2]
Greek Original:
*)ammani/tai: o)/noma e)/qnous. shmai/nei de\ kai\ tou\s mu/khtas.
[1] (Same glossing in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.) See Genesis 19.38 LXX, etc.
[2] So in e.g. a fragment of Nicander [nu 374] quoted in Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 2.61A (2.57 Kaibel); but single mu there, i.e. a)mani=tai.
Keywords: botany; definition; food; geography; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 June 2000@08:39:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added another headword translation, notes and keywords) on 7 July 2002@00:13:28.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 7 July 2002@05:47:23.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 February 2012@05:48:26.
David Whitehead on 14 June 2015@10:46:18.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2015@08:09:26.


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