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Headword: Ἀποβάθρας
Adler number: alpha,3246
Translated headword: apobathrai
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. They are] both trivets, which is a word for pots with feet, and the kitchens where meat is prepared for the council after sacrifices.
Greek Original:
Ἀποβάθρας: καὶ τὰ λάσανα, ἃ λέγονται οἱ χυτρόποδες. καὶ τὰ μαγειρεῖα, ὅπου τῇ βουλῇ σκευάζεται μετὰ τὰς θυσίας κρέα.
Note:
The headword appears to be the accusative plural (presumably extracted from somewhere -- perhaps Herodotus 9.98.2) of the feminine noun ἀποβάθρα , a disembarking ladder or gangway; see LSJ s.v. However, the glossing seems better (though even so, imperfectly) suited to the neuter plural ἀπόβαθρα , defined in LSJ as 'sacrifices on disembarkation'. In any event C. Theodoridis in his Photius edition, vol.II p.XCIX, revives Dindorf's suggestion of a connection with an Aristophanic scholion (on τὰ λάσανα in Peace 893) which also features under beta 325 and lambda 133.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; military affairs; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 January 2001@16:50:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note) on 20 August 2002@01:24:23.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 20 August 2002@05:19:22.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 12 October 2011@07:25:21.
David Whitehead on 1 April 2012@08:31:24.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 April 2012@00:43:09.

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