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Headword: *paligka/phlos
Adler number: pi,94
Translated headword: retailer, retail-merchant
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a seller-on.
Greek Original:
*paligka/phlos: o( metapra/ths.
The word is used literally in Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 1156 (where "seller-on" - cf. mu 682 - is one of the glosses in the scholia) and figuratively in Demosthenes 25.46 (Aristogeiton as a "retailer of wickedness"). LSJ entry at web address 1.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius pi83 and pi84 Theodoridis.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; imagery; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 July 2001@20:47:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 27 July 2001@03:23:31.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 11 May 2011@07:58:56.
David Whitehead on 26 August 2011@08:03:41.
David Whitehead (another note) on 11 August 2013@06:34:33.
David Whitehead (coding) on 18 June 2016@11:06:26.


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