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Headword: *)argu/reios stauro/s. *)arguri/dion
Adler number: alpha,3789
Translated headword: silver cross
Vetting Status: high
But [sc. also attested is a)rguri/dion ["a bit of silver"], [used] as we [use it]. Eupolis in Demes [writes]: "me, I carried away a bit of silver".[1] But a)rgu/rion [is what] they call the small coin, as Aristophanes [shows] in Danaeans.[2]
Greek Original:
*)argu/reios stauro/s. *)arguri/dion de\ w(s h(mei=s. *eu)/polis *dh/mois: e)gw\ de\ sumyh/sasa ta)rguri/dion. *)argu/rion de\ to\ lepto\n no/misma kalou=sin, w(s *)aristofa/nhs *danai/+sin.
The unglossed headword phrase, also in ps.-Herodian, is presumably quoted from somewhere
[1] Eupolis fr. 113 Kock, now 124 K.-A.
[2] Aristophanes fr. 262 Kock, now 273 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 July 2001@12:56:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; augmented notes; cosmetics) on 13 July 2001@04:06:40.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 10 April 2012@08:31:31.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@07:28:08.
David Whitehead on 23 December 2014@08:27:49.


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