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Headword: *kolubisth/s
Adler number: kappa,1971
Translated headword: money-changer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] banker.
Greek Original:
*kolubisth/s: trapezi/ths.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa905 Theodoridis, where, as generally elsewhere, the headword noun is spelled with double lambda.
This noun occurs, in the genitive plural, in the Gospels' accounts of Jesus in the temple (Matthew 21.12, Mark 11.15, John 2.15); nevertheless it might be cited here from Menander (fr. 1023 Kock, 590 K.-A.).
Keywords: Christianity; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 December 2008@01:05:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; more keywords) on 18 December 2008@03:04:22.
David Whitehead on 10 March 2013@06:12:54.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 March 2013@16:30:41.


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