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Headword: Ἑστία
Adler number: epsilon,3212
Translated headword: hearth, Hestia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] dwelling, housing, altar, pot-stand, fireplace.[1]
"They portray Hestia -- that is, the earth -- as a woman holding a drum; since the earth gathers the winds under herself."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἑστία: δίαιτα, οἴκησις, βωμός, χυτρόπους, ἐσχάρα. γυναῖκα πλάττουσι τὴν ἑστίαν, οἱονεὶ τὴν γῆν, τύμπανον βαστάζουσαν: ἐπειδὴ τοὺς ἀνέμους ἡ γῆ ὑφ' ἑαυτὴν συγκλείει.
Notes:
[1] = Synagoge epsilon871; Photius, Lexicon epsilon2025.
[2] This quotation -- absent (Adler reports) from mss AFV -- is drawn from gamma 257 (q.v. for references).
Keywords: architecture; art history; daily life; definition; food; gender and sexuality; geography; imagery; mythology; religion; science and technology; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 25 January 2008@11:09:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 January 2008@16:52:37.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 January 2008@11:09:12.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 1 November 2012@05:22:14.
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