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Headword: Ἡμιδαής
Adler number: eta,323
Translated headword: half-burnt
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] half-consumed by fire.[1]
In the Epigrams: "[tell him] to send [it] half-burnt, for two pitchers are in [it]."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἡμιδαής: ἡμίκαυστος. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἡμιδαὲς πέμψαι, χοῦς γὰρ ἔνεισι δύω.
Notes:
[1] cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 16.294, where the headword occurs (web address 1).
[2] A version of Greek Anthology 5.183.4 (Posidippus); however, the Suda's 'half-burnt' (neuter ἡμιδαές ) should be 'half-full' (ἡμιδεές ).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; epic; food; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 August 2006@22:00:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note number; other cosmetics) on 28 August 2006@10:47:29.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 16 December 2012@09:34:30.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 December 2012@21:54:01.
David Whitehead on 20 December 2012@02:56:13.

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