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Headword: *)epi/kria
Adler number: epsilon,2420
Translated headword: yard-arms
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the plankings of a ship.
Greek Original:
*)epi/kria: ta\ th=s nho\s sanidw/mata.
cf. the (unhelpful) scholion on Homer, Odyssey 3.353, where the text reads e)p' i)krio/fin "on the deck" (web address 1). See also iota 275.
Lionel Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore 1995) 47
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 November 2007@00:38:04.
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David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 12 November 2007@05:54:07.
Catharine Roth (tweaked punctuation) on 12 November 2007@11:49:28.
David Whitehead on 15 October 2012@06:09:56.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 15 October 2012@11:05:40.


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