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Headword: Μύστακα
Adler number: mu,1483
Translated headword: upper lip; moustache
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the lip.
"[sc. The emperor Maurice] appointed John the Moustached, and voted [sc. Drocton] the Lombard [sc. to be second-in-command]."[2]
See in the [entry] aponoia.[3]
Greek Original:
Μύστακα: τὸ χεῖλος. Ἰωάννην τὸν Μυστάκωνα παρεστήσατο, καὶ χειροτονεῖ τὸν Λογγίβαρδον. ζήτει ἐν τῷ ἀπόνοια.
The headword is in the accusative case, evidently quoted from somewhere (perhaps Eubulus fr. 113 Kock, now 112 K.-A., though there are other possibilities).
[2] Theophylact Simocatta, Histories 2.17.8.
[3] For more about facial hair [alpha 3460].
Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 July 2009@05:20:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 August 2009@01:01:58.
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