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Headword: *boo\s ke/ras
Adler number: beta,381
Translated headword: ox's horn
Vetting Status: high
Homer [writes]: "which is set on the horn of a field-dwelling ox". For they used to prepare a tube out of an ox's horn, which they put around the hook, so that the fish did not nibble off the line.
Greek Original:
*boo\s ke/ras: *(/omhros: h(/te kat' a)grau/loio boo\s ke/ras e)mbebaui=a. kateskeu/azon ga\r su/rigga e)k ke/ratos boei/ou, h(\n perieti/qesan th=| o(rmia=|, i(/na mh\ oi( i)xqu/es a)potrw/gwsi to\ li/non.
Homer, Iliad 24.81 (web address 1 below), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: epic; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 April 2002@11:23:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 21 April 2002@05:37:37.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 31 May 2012@08:04:58.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, upgraded link) on 29 June 2012@01:47:41.


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