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Headword: *porfuro/pwlis
Adler number: pi,2101
Translated headword: purple-seller-woman
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] she who is selling purple.
Greek Original:
*porfuro/pwlis: h( ta\ porfura= pwlou=sa.
Same entry, Adler reports, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1003); undoubtedly generated, as she says, by Lydia, the p. from Thyateira, who is baptized in Philippi in Acts 16:14.
For purple itself cf. pi 2095, pi 2096.
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; definition; economics; geography; religion; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 March 2004@10:20:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 4 August 2004@19:48:12.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 5 August 2004@03:25:07.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 16 May 2011@06:31:38.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 26 October 2011@08:27:55.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 23 June 2016@08:47:01.


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