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Headword: Λαισήϊον
Adler number: lambda,195
Translated headword: buckler, target
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a small shield.
Greek Original:
Λαισήϊον: μικρὰ ἀσπίς.
Notes:
Made of animal hide.
cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.453, where the word occurs: web address 1.
See also Herodotus 7.91 (on the Cilicians in Xerxes' army).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; historiography; military affairs; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 January 2007@10:15:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 22 January 2007@01:00:39.
David Whitehead (augmented headword, notes, keywords) on 22 January 2007@03:11:22.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@05:03:07.

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