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Headword: *)/arbhla
Adler number: alpha,3755
Translated headword: Arbela
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place.[1] Also [sc. attested is the dative plural] "to Arbelians", [meaning] to Athenians.[2] But an a)rbu/lh ["half-boot"] is an item of footwear.[3]
Greek Original:
*)/arbhla: o)/noma to/pou. kai\ *)arbh/lois, *)aqhnai/ois. *)arbu/lh de\ to\ u(po/dhma.
[1] There were places of this name in (modern) Iraq, near the site of a famous victory by Alexander the Great, and Israel/Jordan.
[2] The gloss is extraordinary as it stands. Corrupt? A comic fragment?
[3] Tragedic vocabulary: see generally LSJ s.v. Hesychius has this entry in the genitive case, which Latte regards as quoted from Euripides, Orestes 140 (Doric); for the nominative, see Bacchae 638.
Keywords: clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2001@10:07:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 24 June 2001@10:29:19.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 August 2011@08:10:03.
David Whitehead (expanded n.3; another keyword; betacode and other cosmetics) on 10 April 2012@06:28:34.


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