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Headword: Καλλιερεῖσθαι
Adler number: kappa,218
Translated headword: to obtain good omens
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
In reference to sacrificing cut-up victims. Herodotus [sc. uses the word].[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related word] καλλιέρημα , a well-received sacrifice.[2]
Greek Original:
Καλλιερεῖσθαι: ἐπὶ τοῦ θύειν ἔντομα. Ἡρόδοτος. καὶ Καλλιέρημα, θυσία εὐπρόσδεκτος.
Notes:
[1] Herodotus 7.167.1 (web address 1) with gloss. LSJ s.v. notes this and related meanings of the verb. For 'cut-up victims' cf. under epsilon 1475, where it has a more restricted sense.
[2] (cf. generally kappa 219.) Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: daily life; definition; historiography; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 March 2008@07:43:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 7 March 2008@16:01:56.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 9 March 2008@04:47:49.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2013@08:46:44.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 5 September 2013@00:21:54.

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