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Headword: *tu/mpanon
Adler number: tau,1166
Translated headword: drum
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
It is [something] made out of hides, and [something for] striking, which the Bacchants used to hold.[1]
In the Epigrams: "[...] dedicated to you these drums beaten by the hand [...] to you, Rhea of the lion chariot."[2]
Greek Original:
*tu/mpanon: e)k derma/twn e)sti\ gino/menon, kai\ krou=on, o(\ katei=xon ai( *ba/kxai. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: a)raca/xeira tau=ta/ soi ta\ tu/mpana leonto/difre soi/, *(rei/h, qh=ke.
Notes:
cf. tau 1164, tau 1167.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau551 Theodoridis.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.94.1 & 6 (Philip of Thessalonica). This epithet for Rhea (rho 83) is otherwise unattested.
Keywords: definition; meter and music; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture; women; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 February 2014@00:38:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 February 2014@03:00:31.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 29 November 2021@13:47:51.

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