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Headword: Ἤτριον
Adler number: eta,634
Translated headword: warp, fine cloth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a diaphanous garment.[1]
"The variegated cloth lifted on high turns in all directions."[2] He is saying [this] about the dragon-shaped banner, the one [used] in war.
But [sc. differently accented] ἠτρίον [means something] invulnerable.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἤτριον: ἔνδυμα ὑμενῶδες. μετεωρίζον τὸ ποικίλον ἤτριον πάσας ἑλίσσει τροπάς. λέγει περὶ τοῦ δρακοντοειδοῦς σημείου τοῦ ἐν πολέμῳ. Ἠτρίον δὲ τὸ ἄτρωτον.
Notes:
[1] cf. scholion on Plato, Politicus 310E, as well as other lexica.
[2] Quotation (again, in fuller context, at iota 374 and chi 306) unidentifiable.
[3] Also in other lexica.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; philosophy; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 November 2006@01:11:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 7 November 2006@03:21:54.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 21 March 2011@11:51:39.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 21 December 2012@04:49:08.

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