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Headword: Χαλκεῖον
Adler number: chi,37
Translated headword: forge, smithy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[The place] in which [sc. bronze-]smiths work.[1]
But 'Dodonian bronze' has two senses.[2]
Greek Original:
Χαλκεῖον: ἐν ᾧ χαλκεύουσιν. Χαλκεῖον δὲ Δωδωναῖον, διφορεῖται.
Notes:
[1] cf. chi 30.
[2] From delta 1445, where two explanations are offered. The verb διφορεῖται elsewhere, including elsewhere in the Suda (see e.g. delta 1384 with delta 1464), can mean 'is pronounced/spelled in two ways', but that hardly fits here; see rather e.g. alpha 297 with alpha 337.
Keywords: daily life; definition; geography; imagery; proverbs; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 June 2007@06:53:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, status) on 3 June 2007@12:16:35.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 4 June 2007@03:20:22.
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