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Headword: *)oqo/nh
Adler number: omicron,80
Translated headword: fine linen
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] any light woven material.[1]
"[...] jokers and brutes all -- and they [= the people of Tarsos] were more interested in their linens than Athenians were in wisdom."[2]
Greek Original:
*)oqo/nh: pa=n to\ lepto\n u(/fasma. skwpto/lai te kai\ u(bristai\ kai\ dedw/kasi th=| o)qo/nh| ma=llon h)\ sofi/a| *)aqhnai=oi.
cf. omicron 79.
[1] Same glossing in ps.-Herodian and (according to Adler) similarly in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 1.7; quoted also at sigma 689 and more fully at epsilon 3504.
Keywords: clothing; definition; ethics; geography; historiography; philosophy; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 October 2009@01:46:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 25 October 2009@05:20:46.
Catharine Roth (restored keywords) on 25 October 2009@11:35:07.
David Whitehead (restored the keyword I had added) on 25 October 2009@11:42:00.
David Whitehead on 23 June 2013@05:42:57.
David Whitehead (coding) on 19 May 2016@08:44:08.


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