Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for alpha,1722 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *)amfidro/mia
Adler number: alpha,1722
Translated headword: Amphidromia
Vetting Status: high
They hold this [ceremony] for new-born babies on their fifth [day], in which the women who came together for the delivery cleanse their hands; they run round the hearth carrying the child and the relatives send presents, for the most part octopuses and cuttle-fish. The name is given [to the child] on the tenth [day].
Greek Original:
*)amfidro/mia: th\n pe/mpthn a)/gousin e)pi\ toi=s bre/fesin, e)n h(=| a)pokaqai/rontai ta\s xei=ras ai( sunaya/menai th=s maiw/sews: to\ de\ bre/fos perife/rousi th\n e(sti/an tre/xontes, kai\ dw=ra pe/mpousin oi( prosh/kontes, w(s e)pi\ to\ plei=ston polu/podas kai\ shpi/as. th=| deka/th| tou)/noma ti/qentai.
From the scholia to Plato, Theaetetus 160E, where the headword occurs. See also Harpokration s.v.
For the tenth see delta 186.
Robert Garland, The Greek Way of Life (London 1990) 93-95 with 313
Keywords: children; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; philosophy; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 August 2000@12:09:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added bibliography and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 March 2001@10:20:13.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 18 July 2002@11:18:11.
David Whitehead (added x-ref; cosmetics) on 4 October 2003@11:36:31.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 20 November 2005@09:15:00.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 July 2011@07:50:06.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 28 February 2012@01:21:07.
David Whitehead on 22 June 2015@11:12:11.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search