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Headword: *pe/mmata
Adler number: pi,957
Translated headword: cakes
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] flat-cakes.[1]
Arrian [writes]: "they brought guest-gifts: tunnies baked in ovens and a few cakes and dates from the palms".[2]
Greek Original:
*pe/mmata: plakou/ntia. *)arriano/s: oi( de\ ce/nia e)/feron, qunnou\s e)n kriba/nois w)pthme/nous kai\ pe/mmata o)li/ga kai\ bala/nous foini/kwn.
[1] Same equivalence in other lexica (references at Photius pi565 Theodoridis), and cf. the scholia to Plato, Republic 373A.
[2] Arrian, Indica 28.1, here lightly abbreviated; cf. kappa 2413.
Keywords: botany; definition; ethics; food; historiography; history; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 March 2010@08:42:01.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 March 2010@00:43:22.
David Whitehead (another note; another keyword) on 11 March 2010@03:14:41.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2013@06:14:56.


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