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Headword: *)anakalupth/ria
Adler number: alpha,1888
Translated headword: unveiling-presents
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] gifts given to brides from both the husband and [his?] family friends [1], whenever [the brides] are first unveiled and viewed by the menfolk. These are also [called] wedding-presents.[2]
Greek Original:
*)anakalupth/ria: dw=ra dido/mena tai=s nu/mfais para/ te tou= a)ndro\s kai\ tw=n oi)kei/wn fi/lwn, o(/tan to\ prw=ton a)nakalu/ptwntai a)ndra/sin o(raqh=nai. e)/sti de\ tau=ta kai\ e)pau/laia.
Also in Photius. Abridged from Harpokration s.v. He himself cites no primary source, but the likeliest one is Lysias' lost speech On the unveiling-presents; see pp. 317-318 in Carey's OCT, with 2 fragments.
[1] Family and friends in Harpok.
[2] i.e. epaulia (Toup's emendation, in Harpok., of the transmitted epaulaia). Harpok. adds "these are what we call qew/rhtra".
Robert Garland, The Greek Way of Life (London 1985) 221
Keywords: children; clothing; daily life; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; rhetoric; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 October 2000@11:31:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 29 July 2002@06:26:44.
William Hutton (Cosmetics, added keywords) on 11 September 2002@20:43:04.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 July 2011@08:13:29.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded n.2) on 18 January 2012@03:17:02.
David Whitehead on 28 June 2015@08:38:22.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 30 June 2015@21:00:00.


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