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Headword: *prostiba/des
Adler number: pi,2818
Translated headword: beds, bivouacs
Vetting Status: high
"He lived in a cave which had beds cut into the rock."
Greek Original:
*prostiba/des: o( de\ katw/|kei e)n sphlai/w|, prostiba/das e)ntetmhme/nas e)/xonti kata\ th\n pe/tran.
The quotation is from Diodorus Siculus 17.85.5, on an old man encountered by Alexander the Great in India in 327/6 BCE. The mss of Diodorus have the uncompound noun stiba/das.
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 June 2001@09:28:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 12 September 2004@22:14:34.
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 13 September 2004@03:09:29.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 28 November 2011@08:26:45.
David Whitehead on 20 October 2013@05:22:34.


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