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Headword: *falloi/
Adler number: phi,60
Translated headword: phalluses
Vetting Status: high
[A representation of] genitals made from fig-wood, but later from red hides; having the appearance of male genitals. And wearing this on their necks and the middle of the thighs they used to dance, giving honor to Dionysus in the Dionysia.
Greek Original:
*falloi/: ai)doi=on su/kinon. u(/steron de\ e)k derma/twn e)ruqrw=n, sxh=ma ai)doi/ou e)/xontes a)ndrei/ou. kai\ tou=to e(autoi=s periqe/menoi e)/n te toi=s traxh/lois kai\ me/sois toi=s mhroi=s e)cwrxou=nto, timh\n tw=| *dionu/sw| e)n toi=s *dionusi/ois a)/gontes.
cf. iota 251, phi 59.
Keywords: botany; clothing; comedy; definition; gender and sexuality; meter and music; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 January 2008@01:45:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (note; another keyword; tweaks) on 18 January 2008@03:21:27.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword) on 28 April 2011@08:27:06.
Catharine Roth (adjusted cross-reference) on 28 April 2011@10:41:12.


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