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Headword: Ἱστός
Adler number: iota,701
Translated headword: mast, pole, rod
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] an upright.
Greek Original:
Ἱστός: τὸ κατάρτιον.
cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 1.433, where ἱστία occurs. The (neuter) singular headword can apply to any large piece of timber set upright, including the upright beam which characterised ancient Greek looms: see LSJ s.v.
See also iota 694, iota 695, iota 703.
Keywords: definition; epic; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 April 2006@17:15:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented note and keywords) on 20 April 2006@03:28:37.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2013@04:17:39.


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