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Headword: *brwto/n
Adler number: beta,565
Translated headword: edible; fodder
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] food, nourishment.[1]
Xenophon [writes]: "he went up to the draft animals and, if he saw anything edible[2] anywhere, he gave it to the starving men."[3]
Greek Original:
*brwto/n: brw=sin, trofh/n. *cenofw=n: o( de\ pariw\n e)pi\ ta\ u(pozu/gia, ei)/ ti/ pou o(rw/|h brwto\n, e)di/dou toi=s boulimiw=sin.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 19.205, where the headword (accusative case) occurs.
[2] Or, "any fodder."
[3] Xenophon, Anabasis 4.5.8 (web address 1); cf. beta 440.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; historiography; history; medicine; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 5 October 2002@09:39:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 5 October 2002@12:40:08.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 6 October 2002@04:33:35.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 13 June 2011@10:51:45.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 4 June 2012@04:47:25.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 18 August 2012@21:25:18.
David Whitehead on 24 September 2015@03:29:14.


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