Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for gamma,415 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *gwruto/s
Adler number: gamma,415
Translated headword: quiver
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] case of [= for] arrows.[1]
"And fastened to a quiver three or more javelins, broad at the tips and no less than spears in size."[2]
And elsewhere: "[...] and quivers full of arrows."[3]
Greek Original:
*gwruto/s: qh/kh to/cwn. kai\ kata\ gwrutou= parhrthme/nai trei=s h)\ plei/ous a)/kontes, platei=s me\n ai)xma/s, ou)k a)pode/ontes de\ dora/twn me/geqos. kai\ au)=qis: kai\ gwrutou\s plh/reis o)i+stw=n.
cf. alpha 4293.
[1] From the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 21.54, where the headword noun occurs (web address 1).
[2] Josephus, Jewish War 3.96, describing the equipment of the Roman cavalry. Since there is no mention of their being armed as archers, the term quiver is evidently used loosely here.
[3] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; historiography; history; military affairs; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 June 2003@05:03:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 28 June 2003@05:14:00.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added x-ref; augmented note 2) on 29 June 2003@08:55:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 June 2012@04:26:53.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 23 September 2012@02:02:43.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 September 2015@06:02:00.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search