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Headword: Χιτωνίσκους
Adler number: chi,321
Translated headword: short tunics
Vetting Status: high
Xenophon [writes]: "they wore short tunics which stopped above the knees, about as thick as the linen of a bed-sack".[1]
Greek Original:
Χιτωνίσκους: Ξενοφῶν: χιτωνίσκους δὲ ἐνεδεδύκεσαν ὑπὲρ γονάτων, πάχος ὡς λινὸν στρωματοδέσμου.
The headword, accusative plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation.
cf. generally chi 320.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 5.4.13 (web address 1), with λίνου instead of the Suda's λίνον ; '... about as thick as a linen bed-sack'.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 November 2001@04:25:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 6 September 2002@05:08:29.
William Hutton (modified translation, added link and keyword, set status) on 11 July 2003@05:09:27.
David Whitehead (tidied up (re-)translation) on 11 July 2003@05:14:09.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@08:53:12.


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