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Headword: Καμειραία ἰσχάς
Adler number: kappa,280
Translated headword: Kameiraian fig, Camirean fig
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Babrius [writes]: "waiting a little, then popping out from within he was about to grab hold of a Camirean fig."[1]
Anaxandrides the Rhodian was from Kameiros.[2]
Greek Original:
Καμειραία ἰσχάς: Βάβριος: μικρὸν δ' ἐπισχὼν εὖτ' ἔσωθεν ἐκκύψας ψαύειν ἔμελλεν ἰσχάδος Καμειραίας. ὅτι Ἀναξανδρίδης ὁ Ῥόδιος ἐκ Καμείρου ἦν.
Notes:
[1] Babrius 108.24-25.
[2] From alpha 1982. (Kameiros, as noted there, was a city on the island of Rhodes.)
Keywords: botany; comedy; food; geography; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 February 2001@22:51:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 27 August 2001@11:13:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 January 2013@07:48:41.

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