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Headword: *deipnofo/roi
Adler number: delta,360
Translated headword: dinner-carriers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the women who carry the dinners for those reclining[1] in the temple of Athena.[2]
Greek Original:
*deipnofo/roi: ai( fe/rousai toi=s katakeklime/nois e)n tw=| th=s *)aqhna=s i(erw=| ta\ dei=pna.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v., commenting on this word in Hyperides fr. 88 Jensen.
[1] In preparation to dine.
[2] For this piece of religious ritual see generally LSJ s.v.
Keywords: definition; food; religion; rhetoric; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 October 2000@11:05:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 September 2002@11:05:26.
William Hutton (set status) on 19 July 2003@05:06:48.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 July 2011@09:48:08.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2015@06:51:53.


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