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Headword: *nebri/zwn
Adler number: nu,123
Translated headword: fawnskinning
Vetting Status: high
Demosthenes [in the speech] For Ktesiphon [sc. uses the word].[1] Some [understand this] as the initiator donning a fawnskin and robing the initiands in fawnskins, [while others relate it] to tearing fawns apart in accordance with some secret doctrine.
Greek Original:
*nebri/zwn: *dhmosqe/nhs u(pe\r *kthsifw=ntos. oi( me\n w(s tou= telou=ntos nebri/da e)neime/nou kai\ tou\s teloume/nous diazwnnu/ntos nebri/sin, e)pi\ to\ nebrou\s diaspa=n kata/ tina a)/rrhton lo/gon.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v.
cf. nu 122, nu 124, nu 125, nu 126, and see generally LSJ s.v.
[1] Demosthenes 18.259 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; religion; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2000@09:11:32.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; set status) on 8 December 2003@13:59:58.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 9 December 2003@02:52:21.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 12 July 2011@08:50:15.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@03:41:58.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 18 October 2020@22:38:57.


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