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Headword: *(upodro/mous
Adler number: upsilon,489
Translated headword: harbours
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] caves.
Greek Original:
*(upodro/mous: sto/mia.
Likewise in other lexica, beginning with Hesychius; references at Photius upsilon196, where Theodoridis notes that the headword (accusative plural) occurs in Philo Judaeus, On Dreams 1.124. See also, in fact, Philo's On the Embassy to Gaius 15.3 and The Special Laws 4.154. (No other instances extant outside lexicography.) In these instances the word is translated by Yonge as 'harbours of refuge', 'places of refuge', 'safe stations'.
Yonge, Charles Duke, The Works of Philo Judaeus, the contemporary of Josephus, translated from the Greek, London (H.G. Bohn) 1854-1890
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 8 May 2008@10:40:29.
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David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 9 May 2008@03:49:18.
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