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Headword: *gewpei=nai
Adler number: gamma,167
Translated headword: land-paupers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those who have little and pathetic land.[1]
In Herodotus [it means] those who lack land and are without resources.[2]
Greek Original:
*gewpei=nai: oi( mikra\n kai\ lupra\n e)/xontes gh=n. para\ de\ *(hrodo/tw| oi( gh=s peinw=ntes kai\ a)porou/menoi.
See also gamma 168.
[1] Also in the Platonic Lexicon of Timaeus.
[2] From a gloss on Herodotus 2.6.2 (web address 1 below), where the word occurs (in reference to Egypt).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; definition; economics; geography; historiography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@16:11:52.
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