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Headword: *dia/gramma
Adler number: delta,528
Translated headword: register
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the price-list.[1] For the market-regulators used to keep a register [showing] how much each courtesan ought to charge.
Greek Original:
*dia/gramma: to\ mi/sqwma. die/grafon ga\r oi( a)gorano/moi, o(/son e)/dei lamba/nein th\n e(tai/ran e(ka/sthn.
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] For other meanings of this headword cf. delta 529, delta 530.
[2] For 'market-regulators', agoranomoi, especially in classical Athens, see alpha 302. What is said about their duties here might be a careless version of what ?Aristotle, Athenaion Politeia 50.2 says about the astynomoi (cf. the faulty alpha 4269 here): "these men see that the girl pipers and harpists and kithara-players are not hired out for more than two drachmas".
Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; gender and sexuality; history; law; women
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 15 October 2004@17:59:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied note; cosmetics) on 16 October 2004@05:57:11.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 November 2005@10:09:57.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; modified and expanded notes) on 9 March 2011@04:12:27.
David Whitehead on 27 June 2012@08:40:13.
David Whitehead (another note) on 19 October 2015@10:35:27.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 July 2016@18:06:38.


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