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Headword: Ἰθύφαλλοι
Adler number: iota,251
Translated headword: Ithyphalloi, erect-phalluses
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] those which are bound upright at the thighs only, but not also on the neck; [made] from red hides. [The word] is used in the [entry] about a phallus.[1]
Greek Original:
Ἰθύφαλλοι: οἱ εἰς τοὺς μηροὺς μόνον, οὐχὶ δὲ καὶ ἐν τοῖς τραχήλοις ἐπ' εὐθείας δεσμούμενοι, ἐξ ἐρυθρῶν δερμάτων. εἴρηται ἐν τῷ περὶ φαλλοῦ.
Notes:
On this nominative plural see already iota 250. For the present entry -- which seems to focus not on the individuals but on their costumes -- cf. Etymologicum Magnum 470.9, and ps.-Nonnus, Scholia Mythologica 4.38.18-20 (on Gregory of Nazianzus, PG 36.1005A).
[1] phi 60.
Keywords: Christianity; clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; stagecraft; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 May 2006@23:51:36.
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