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Headword: Ἑδρῖται
Adler number: epsilon,269
Translated headword: hearth-men
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] house-slaves.[1] [So called] from fleeing [sc. for protection] to the hearth.
Greek Original:
Ἑδρῖται: οἰκέται. ἀπὸ τοῦ καταφεύγειν ἐπὶ τὴν ἑστίαν.
Term attested only by lexicographers and grammarians.
[1] The transmitted gloss, here and elsewhere, is this οἰκέται , but it should probably be ἱκέται "suppliants"; cf. Theodoridis on Photius.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Giorgos Akrivas on 23 January 2004@15:44:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added note and more keywords; cosmetics) on 24 January 2004@10:29:39.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 July 2012@03:40:37.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2012@04:40:03.


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