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Headword: *chro\s li/qos
Adler number: xi,68
Translated headword: dry stone
Vetting Status: high
The [kind] produced without clay.
"For the fort was dressed with dry stone,"[1] [meaning] constructed out of large stones.
Greek Original:
*chro\s li/qos: o( a)/neu phlou= ktizo/menos. h)=n ga\r li/qw| chrw=| dieskeuasme/non to\ frou/rion e)k mega/lwn li/qwn sunhrmosme/non.
[1] A quotation from the sixth/seventh-century-AD historian Theophylactus Simocatta [sigma 435], 2.18.16; see in context at sigma 100.
Keywords: definition; historiography; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 15 February 2000@12:47:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added headword, keyword, note) on 21 September 2000@10:08:19.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 June 2002@01:22:53.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 31 August 2007@09:17:11.


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