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Headword: *trofali/s
Adler number: tau,1059
Translated headword: curd, fresh cheese
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] cheese.[1]
"[Did not] the dog [...] having snatched a Sicilian curd of cheese devour it?"[2]
Greek Original:
*trofali/s: turo/s. a(rpa/sas o( ku/wn trofali/da turou= *sikelh\n katedh/doke.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to the Aristophanes passage about to be quoted.
[2] An abridgement of Aristophanes, Wasps 837-8. The dog, here called Labes, is the Athenian general Laches who had campaigned in Sicily (Thucydides 3.86, 90, etc.).
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; food; geography; history; imagery; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2011@07:35:11.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 May 2011@02:26:55.
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