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Headword: *bro/xos
Adler number: beta,558
Translated headword: noose
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the rope of [ = for] a hanging.[1]
"He, already having devised a hanging, having put on the noose [...]."[2]
And elsewhere: "she, having taken the noose in exchange for impious hatred [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
*bro/xos: to\ th=s a)gxo/nhs sxoini/on. o( de\ h)/dh memhxanhme/nos a)gxo/nhn, to\n bro/xon e)ndedume/nos. kai\ au)=qis: h( de\ u(pe\r th=s a)sebou=s mi/cews a)llacame/nh bro/xon.
[1] Similarly in other lexica; and cf. more generally beta 559.
[2] Iamblichus, Babyloniaca fr. 74 Habrich.
[3] Aelian fr. 52h Domingo-Forasté (49 Hercher).
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; science and technology; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 8 October 2002@14:00:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added notes) on 9 October 2002@00:50:04.
David Whitehead (modified notes) on 9 October 2002@03:03:51.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 June 2011@10:28:08.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 June 2012@04:16:54.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 5 October 2012@01:41:41.
David Whitehead on 24 September 2015@03:11:48.


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