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Headword: Χυτρόπους
Adler number: chi,621
Translated headword: pot-stand
Vetting Status: high
"When coming in and going out to his companions Sallustius saw that the pot-stands were always unstained and un-smoky, just as if they had been set up for sale in the market-place; he used to consider it very important to have an uncooked dinner most of the time."[1]
Greek Original:
Χυτρόπους. εἰσιὼν καὶ ἐξιὼν ὁ Σαλούστιος πρὸς τοὺς ἑταίρους ἑώρα τοὺς χυτρόποδας ἀχράντους ἀεὶ καὶ ἀκάπνους, ὥσπερ ἐν ἀγορᾷ πρὸς ὠνὴν ἐγκειμένους: ἐποιεῖτο δὲ μέγιστον ἀπύρῳ διαίτῃ κεχρῆσθαι πολὺν χρόνον.
The unglossed headword, nominative singular (cf. under epsilon 3212), occurs as an accusative plural in the quotation.
Comparable lemma, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (401).
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 153 Zintzen (88 Asmus). For Sallustius see sigma 62, sigma 63.
Keywords: biography; daily life; economics; ethics; food
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 April 2008@03:24:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 April 2008@10:09:58.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 14 November 2013@06:55:08.
David Whitehead (coding) on 1 June 2016@06:37:28.


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