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Headword: *)/emmhna
Adler number: epsilon,982
Translated headword: monthly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] by the month. "[She] sacrifices sheep monthly to the gods of salvation."[1]
Also [sc. attested are] "monthly lawsuits", [meaning] both those concerning merchants and those concerning eranoi.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/emmhna: kata\ mh=na. mhlosfagei= qeoi=sin e)/mmhn' i(era\ swthri/ois. kai\ *)/emmhnoi di/kai, ai(/ te e)mporikai\ kai\ e)ranikai/.
[1] Sophocles, Electra 280-1 (on her mother), with comment from the scholia there.
[2] From Harpokration s.v., commenting on that phrase in Demosthenes (33.23, 37.2) and Hyperides (fr. 240 Jensen); cf. epsilon 2891. For eranoi see epsilon 2892, epsilon 2893.
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Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2003@04:21:05.
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Catharine Roth on 15 June 2003@23:41:06.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 7 July 2011@04:16:15.
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