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Headword: Λύχνιον
Adler number: lambda,877
Translated headword: lampstand
Vetting Status: high
The [noun] λύχνιον is used in the neuter.[1]
"He orders the other one of the lampstands which had been (?)dedicated to him[2] -- these were silver -- to be picked up and carried in full view".[3]
Greek Original:
Λύχνιον: οὐδετέρως λέγεται τὸ λύχνιον. κελεύει τῶν λυχνίων τῶν ἀνακειμένων αὐτῷ [ἀργυρᾶ δὲ ἦν ταῦτα] τὸ ἕτερον φέρειν ἀράμενον ἐμφανῶς.
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (700, cf. 688).
[1] Not the same person as the subject of the sentence; a god? (cf. the epigram at mu 1418)
[3] Aelian fr. 141b Domingo-Forasté (138 Hercher).
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 April 2009@05:21:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweak, status) on 2 April 2009@14:59:25.
Catharine Roth on 2 April 2009@15:00:00.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 3 April 2009@03:10:44.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@07:06:09.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 12 June 2013@17:59:17.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2016@05:33:58.


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