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Headword: *ba/reis e)lefa/ntinai
Adler number: beta,115
Translated headword: ivory bastions, ivory towers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the churches all over the world, one in faith, in which God is honored.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] ba/rewn, the genitive plural.
But baris [is] a stoa and a city.[2]
Greek Original:
*ba/reis e)lefa/ntinai: ai( pantaxou= th=s gh=s e)kklhsi/ai, mi/a de\ th=| pi/stei, e)n ai(=s gerai/retai o( qeo/s. kai\ *ba/rewn, h( genikh\ tw=n plhquntikw=n. *ba/ris de\ stoa\ kai\ po/lis.
[1] cf. Theodoret (PG 80, 1193a) on Psalm 44:10 LXX.
[2] For stoa see under beta 114. Stephanus of Byzantium lists a city (of unspecified location) called Baris, adding that the word was also used by Posidippus to mean an oikia and by Ephorus to mean a synoikia; and cf. pi 3201. Cities called Baris are in fact attested in Italy, Phrygia, and Pisidia.
Keywords: architecture; Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery; religion; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 1 September 2002@11:52:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes) on 2 September 2002@03:30:56.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added keyword) on 21 January 2006@17:40:15.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 21 May 2012@07:35:01.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 June 2012@00:34:03.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 2 September 2014@12:27:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 2 September 2014@12:30:04.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 16 September 2015@10:31:49.


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