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Headword: Γαμέτης
Adler number: gamma,47
Translated headword: bridegroom
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a husband, a [male] spouse.
"With the wedded bridegroom he came into Ephesus."[1]
Greek Original:
Γαμέτης: ὁ ἀνὴρ, ὁ σύζυγος. ὁ δὲ σὺν τῷ κουριδίῳ γαμέτῃ ἐς Ἔφεσον ἦλθεν.
Note:
[1] Again at kappa 2185. There, as also here, Adler mentions Jonathan Toup's connection of this quotation with Polybius 20.8.5 -- a passage preserved by Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 10.439E-F (10.54 Kaibel) -- on Antiochus the Great and his young bride Euboea: after being defeated by the Romans ἔφυγεν εἰς Ἔφεσον μετὰ τῆς νεογάμου .
Keywords: biography; definition; gender and sexuality; geography; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 December 2001@19:14:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 16 December 2001@07:04:21.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 February 2011@07:50:26.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics) on 10 February 2011@09:37:50.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 15 June 2011@06:01:57.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 August 2012@15:57:13.
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