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Headword: *li=ta
Adler number: lambda,609
Translated headword: linen-cloths
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] coverings/curtains/veils.[1]
"[Trajan] dedicated two elaborately-crafted linen-cloths and the horn of a urus mounted in shining gold."[2]
Greek Original:
*li=ta: katapeta/smata. a)/nqeto doia\ li=ta poludai/dala kai\ boo\s ou)=ron a)skhto\n xrusw=| pamfano/wnti ke/ras.
[1] On the headword li=ta, for which no nominative singular exists, see generally LSJ s.v. For its gloss here, with a neuter plural, cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 8.441.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.332.3-4 (Hadrian): but read genitive ou)/rou for the Suda's ou)=ron (again at omicron 955) and, more important, de/pa ("cups") for the Suda's li=ta.
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Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 June 2009@08:18:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweak, status) on 14 June 2009@11:13:42.
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