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Headword: *qume/lh
Adler number: theta,556
Translated headword: altar, stage, orchestra
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] for aulos-playing.[1]
"Often flourishing on orchestras (qume/lh|si) and stages (skhnh=|si) the curving Acharnian ivy covered his hair."[2]
Procopius [writes]: "[...] from a mother [who was] one of those who prostituted herself on the stage (qume/lh|) [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
*qume/lh: h( au)lhtikh/. polla/kis e)n qume/lh|si kai\ e)n skhnh=|si teqhlw\s blaiso\s *)axarni/ths kisso\s e)/reye ko/man. *proko/pios: mhtro\s de\ tw=n tinos e)n qume/lh| peporneume/nwn.
For this headword see already theta 555
[1] cf. generally alpha 4438, alpha 4447.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.21.3-4 (Simias); cf. alpha 4677 and beta 327.
[3] Procopius, Secret History 1.11: about Antonina, wife of Belisarius. Quotations from this passage continue at mu 306 and epsilon 165.
Keywords: biography; botany; comedy; definition; gender and sexuality; geography; historiography; meter and music; poetry; religion; stagecraft; tragedy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 September 2005@01:25:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 27 September 2005@03:36:48.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 27 September 2005@11:26:42.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added headword; added Greek in translation; added keywords) on 27 September 2005@20:50:08.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 28 September 2005@02:58:57.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added keyword) on 28 September 2005@17:56:28.
David Whitehead (adjusted note-numbers; other tweaking) on 7 January 2013@05:38:18.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 19 December 2018@11:01:36.


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