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Headword: Anaxuridas
Adler number: alpha,1993
Translated headword: pants
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] trousers, breeches,[1] or thick and unworn[2] sandals.
"Although [he saw that] Theodosius' belt had been loosened, the one holding up his pants around his private parts."[3]
Greek Original:
Anaxuridas: phiminalia, brakia, ê ta bathea kai abata hupodêmata. kaiper tôi Theodosiôi eklelumenon ton himanta, ton amphi ta aidoia tas anaxuridas deonta.
The headword, accusative plural, has the same or similar glossing in other lexica. It must be quoted from somewhere -- possibly the quotation given, but more probably Herodotus 1.71.2: see the ancient glosses thereto.
[1] cf. phi 460.
[2] 'Unworn' (abata) is a corruption of 'royal' (basilika).
[3] Procopius, Secret History 1.20.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2001@12:21:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 29 July 2002@10:12:07.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 28 April 2003@02:57:17.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 26 February 2012@06:05:56.
David Whitehead on 1 July 2015@09:13:48.


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