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Headword: *pro/tonos
Adler number: pi,2893
Translated headword: forestay [of a ship]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a cable/rope stretched out ahead.
Greek Original:
*pro/tonos: o( protetame/nos ka/lws.
Usually in the plural.
cf. scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.564, and on Homer, Iliad 1.434; see Casson [below] 230.
Lionel Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore 1995)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 October 2013@01:10:42.
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Catharine Roth (modified note) on 9 October 2013@01:19:17.
David Whitehead (modified tr; tweaked and augmented notes) on 9 October 2013@03:29:52.
Catharine Roth (cosmetic) on 9 October 2013@09:38:01.
Catharine Roth on 9 October 2013@09:38:46.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 October 2013@03:17:02.
David Whitehead on 21 October 2013@05:13:16.


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