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Headword: Λαβρώνιον
Adler number: lambda,10
Translated headword: labronion
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A kind of drinking-vessel.[1] Also [sc. attested is the masculine] λαβρώνιος .[2]
Greek Original:
Λαβρώνιον: εἶδος ἐκπώματος. καὶ Λαβρώνιος.
Notes:
The second vowel of this headword is properly omega, as here. LSJ register a variant λαβρόνιον in Hesychius [lambda25], but in fact Latte there makes the correction.
[1] More fully in Photius, Lexicon lambda9 Theodoridis: 'a kind of cup, wide in its structure, and having big "ears" (sc. handles).' He names Menander but does not quote a passage. See in fact line 4 of fr. 24 Koerte, now 26 K.-A., and λαβρώνιοι in fr. 437 Koerte, now 395 K.-A. Neither passage gives any indication of the physical form of the object, though in each instance it occurs in a list of drinking vessels. One imagines something like a phiale (phi 283, phi 284) but with handles.
[2] (Addendum lacking in ms. A.) Likewise in Theognostus, Canones 298.6. Besides this masculine and the neuter, a feminine λαβρωνία is also noted in Eustathius' Commentary on the Iliad.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 10 January 2004@15:04:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 11 January 2004@06:00:29.
David Whitehead (another note; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 June 2011@06:36:03.
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