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Headword: *au)lh/
Adler number: alpha,4437
Translated headword: court
Vetting Status: high
That which is now called the town hall; where they used to bring the condemned. And those who worked there were called 'court attendants'. And [sc. there is] a proverb: "you would say the three things that are by the court."[1]
And elsewhere: "for which reasons, fearing all that were in the court, and most of all Philip, he accordingly made his departure."[2]
Also [sc. attested is] 'court' [in the sense of] the dwelling of the king.
Greek Original:
*au)lh/: to\ nu=n a)rxei=on lego/menon: o(/pou a)ph/gonto oi( kata/kritoi. kai\ tou\s e)kei=se u(phre/tas au)likou\s w)no/mazon. kai\ paroimi/a: *ei)/pois ta\ tri/a ta\ para\ th=| au)lh=|. kai\ au)=qis: e)c w(=n a(/pantas dediw\s tou\s peri\ th\n au)lh\n, ma/lista de\ to\n *fi/lippon, ou(/tw pepoih=sqai th\n a)poxw/rhsin. kai\ *au)lh/, h( tou= basile/ws oi)ki/a.
[1] See epsiloniota 175 and tau 154: three wishes (besides their fill of food and drink) allowed to men on their way to execution.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggested Polybius.)
Keywords: architecture; biography; daily life; definition; historiography; history; law; proverbs
Translated by: William Hutton on 24 March 2002@13:55:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 11 April 2002@08:45:45.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 February 2011@10:21:09.
David Whitehead (my typos) on 9 February 2011@11:17:22.
David Whitehead on 30 April 2012@07:39:35.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 18 August 2013@01:05:38.


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