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Headword: *th=lis
Adler number: tau,498
Translated headword: fenugreek
Vetting Status: high
A kind of pulse, which when boiled and poured out makes unstable slipperiness for men's feet; this is what Josephus contrived for a siege.
Greek Original:
*th=lis: ei)=dos o)spri/ou, h(/tis e(fqh\ e)pixeome/nh o)/lisqon e)mpoiei= toi=s posi\ tw=n a)nqrw/pwn e)pisfalh=: o(/per *)iw/shpos pro\s th\n poliorki/an e)mhxanh/sato.
Josephus, Jewish War 3.277 (defensive tactic at the siege of Jotapata): web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; definition; food; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 March 2010@06:07:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 March 2010@14:50:26.
Catharine Roth (added link, raised status) on 26 March 2010@20:27:23.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 30 March 2010@03:41:34.
David Whitehead (typos) on 1 May 2011@05:59:09.
David Whitehead on 12 January 2014@08:34:16.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 4 August 2022@10:50:43.


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