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Headword: Μαικήνας
Adler number: mu,321
Translated headword: Maecenas
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proper name.[1]
"In Maecenas' dining-room there was a right-angled table": meaning not round, and not circular. Plutarch [says this]. See also under right-angled table.[2]
Greek Original:
Μαικήνας: ὄνομα κύριον. ἐν τῷ συνδείπνῳ τοῦ Μαικήνα τράπεζα ἐγγώνιος ἦν. ἀντὶ τοῦ οὐ στρογγύλη, οὐδὲ περιφερής. Πλούταρχος. καὶ ζήτει ἐν τῷ ἐγγώνιος τράπεζα.
Notes:
[1] That of Gaius Maecenas, friend of the emperor Augustus and patron of poets such as Vergil, Horace, and Propertius. See generally OCD(4) s.v. Maecenas, Gaius.
[2] epsilon 157, cf. iota 423.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; food; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 June 2006@10:39:17.
Vetted by:
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