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Headword: *(arma/teios troxo/s, *(arma/teios
Adler number: alpha,3967
Translated headword: chariot wheel
Vetting Status: high
["Chariot wheel"] but [sc. also attested is] "chariot nome" [a(rma/teios no/mos], and "chariot tune" [a(rma/teion me/los], from a(/rma ["chariot"].
Greek Original:
*(arma/teios troxo/s, *(arma/teios de\ no/mos, kai\ *(arma/teion me/los, a)po\ a(/rmatos.
After the headword phrase, which is not glossed or otherwise followed up, the subject of this entry switches to music. The "chariot nome" (played on the aulos) is mentioned by Plutarch, Moralia 335A and 1133A, and the "chariot tune" is an intrusive stage-direction (which generated a scholion) in Euripides, Orestes 1384.
M.L. West, Ancient Greek Music (Oxford 1992) 217 n.65 and (esp.) 339
Keywords: athletics; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; meter and music; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2001@07:34:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note, bibliography, keywords) on 30 July 2001@04:52:44.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 12 April 2012@08:04:29.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 February 2015@23:58:19.


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