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Headword: Ἐφ' ὕδωρ
Adler number: epsilon,3973
Translated headword: on water-duty
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
In trials[1] [timed] by water the man to be in charge of this was drawn by lot.
Greek Original:
Ἐφ' ὕδωρ: ἐν ταῖς πρὸς ὕδωρ δίκαις ἐλάγχανεν ὁ ἐπιμελησόμενος τούτου.
Notes:
Same material in Photius (where it fills two consecutive entries, epsilon2473-4); and cf. Hesychius epsilon7550.
See also epsiloniota 334 (for a proverb which includes the present headword phrase), kappa 1743, and generally Stephen Todd, The Shape of Athenian Law (Oxford 1993) 130-132.
[1] In classical Athens.
Keywords: constitution; daily life; history; law; science and technology
Translated by: Lauren Curtis on 1 November 2007@11:21:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 2 November 2007@01:31:57.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 November 2007@04:09:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 20 November 2012@06:08:42.

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