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Headword: *komistika\ ploi=a
Adler number: kappa,2005
Translated headword: transport vessels
Vetting Status: high
This was the name [for ships] in which the tyrants[1] used to transport the spoils they had taken, as Hyperides shows.[2]
Greek Original:
*komistika\ ploi=a: ou(/tws e)kalei=to, e)n oi(=s e)ko/mizon oi( tu/rannoi ta\ lhfqe/nta la/fura, w(s *(uperi/dhs dhloi=.
From Harpokration s.v.
[1] So the transmitted text; but Harpok. -- with the standard emendation by August Boeckh -- shows that it should be "the Tyrrhenians", that is, the Etruscans.
[2] Hyperides fr. 166 Jensen (not Adler's '195', later corrected by her).
Keywords: definition; geography; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 December 2000@09:48:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 19 October 2003@23:48:51.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 20 October 2003@05:53:53.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 July 2011@08:29:52.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2014@04:45:10.


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