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Headword: *di/puros a)/rtos
Adler number: delta,1265
Translated headword: twice-baked bread, biscuit
Vetting Status: high
What amongst Romans is called paxamas.[1]
"Wearing on their shoulders goat-hair cloaks,[2] in which they had put nothing else from home but loaves of twice-baked bread, they arrived [sc. in Byzantium]."[3]
Greek Original:
*di/puros a)/rtos: o( para\ *(rwmai/ois lego/menos pacama=s. sisu/ras e)pi\ tw=n w)/mwn fe/rontes, e)n ai(=s dh\ a)/llo ou)de/n, o(/ti mh\ dipu/rous a)/rtous oi)/koqen e)mbeblhme/noi a)fi/konto.
[1] cf. pi 254.
[2] For sisura, see sigma 486, sigma 487, sigma 488.
[3] Procopius, Secret History 6.3 (on the three young Illyrians Zimarchos, Ditybistos and the future emperor Justin, uncle of Justinian); quoted again at sigma 487.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; food; geography; historiography; history; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 February 2005@00:20:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; cosmetics) on 23 February 2005@02:46:42.
David Whitehead (another headword) on 24 February 2005@02:42:03.
David Whitehead (augmented n.3; more keywords) on 15 July 2012@05:32:35.


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