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Headword: *botruostagh= e)/rnh
Adler number: beta,411
Translated headword: shoots dripping with grapes
Vetting Status: high
"[That he] had surpassed in his practices the works of Botrys and those of Philaenis and others who wrote more shamefully."[1]
Greek Original:
*botruostagh= e)/rnh. u(perbebhke/nai de\ toi=s e)pithdeu/masi ta\ *bo/truos u(pomnh/mata kai\ ta\ *filaini/dos kai\ tw=n a)/llwn a)naisxunto/tera gra/fwn.
The headword phrase occurs in Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.29C (1.52 Kaibel), quoting Archestratus (alpha 4087). The remainder of the entry has no connection with it.
[1] Polybius 12.13.1. (This refers to Timaeus' account of Demochares: see generally delta 472.) Here Botruos is the genitive of a writer's name, "Botrys".
Keywords: biography; botany; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 December 2001@06:20:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 12 December 2001@07:48:57.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 1 June 2012@06:40:19.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 2 July 2012@01:40:59.


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