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Headword: *(arpasto\n
Adler number: alpha,4002
Translated headword: handball, snatchball
Vetting Status: high
[Handball] and ball: types of games.
Greek Original:
*(arpasto\n kai\ *sfai=ra: ei)/dh paidia=s.
Mentioned together, twice, in Artemidorus 1.55.
On ancient ball-games in general see the compendium of material in Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.14D-15C (1.25 Kaibel); and cf. alpha 1817, omicron 671, sigma 1719, sigma 1720.
Keywords: daily life; definition
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2001@15:28:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 13 June 2001@10:35:40.
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; tweaking; x-refs) on 13 April 2012@04:09:51.


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