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Headword: Αἰγίς
Adler number: alphaiota,59
Translated headword: aegis, aigis, goatskin
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the hide which Libyans wear.
Greek Original:
Αἰγίς: ἣν Λίβυες φοροῦσι δοράν.
Notes:
From a gloss on Herodotus 4.189, where the headword occurs; and see also Hesychius alpha1723.
cf. alphaiota 56, alphaiota 60.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; historiography; mythology; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 October 2002@21:31:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 29 October 2002@04:09:22.
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword; tweaking) on 11 May 2012@05:38:48.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 22 November 2015@07:35:53.

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