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Headword: *)/amwmon
Adler number: alpha,1636
Translated headword: spice-plant, cardamom
Vetting Status: high
Arrian [writes]: "he sends to the king a horse with golden reins, and ornaments and scimitars and a spice-plant [amomon]".[1]
Greek Original:
*)/amwmon. *)arriano/s: pe/mpei para\ basile/a i(/ppon xrusoxa/linon kai\ ye/lia kai\ a)kina/kas kai\ a)/mwmon.
Arrian, Parthica fr.83 Roos-Wirth (FGrH 156 F121).
For amomon as a species of cardamom see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: biography; botany; food; historiography; history; military affairs; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 July 1999@14:40:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented headword and note; modified translation and keywords) on 2 March 2001@04:22:15.
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 17 July 2002@11:40:53.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 8 February 2011@05:42:10.
David Whitehead on 16 February 2012@04:48:28.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 22 February 2012@01:26:48.


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