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Headword: Νεβρίζων
Adler number: nu,123
Translated headword: fawnskinning
Vetting Status: high
Demosthenes [in the speech] For Ktesiphon [sc. uses the word].[1] Some [understand this] as the initiand donning a fawnskin and robing the initiands in fawnskins, [while others relate it] to tearing fawns apart in accordance with some secret doctrine.
Greek Original:
Νεβρίζων: Δημοσθένης ὑπὲρ Κτησιφῶντος. οἱ μὲν ὡς τοῦ τελοῦντος νεβρίδα ἐνειμένου καὶ τοὺς τελουμένους διαζωννύντος νεβρίσιν, ἐπὶ τὸ νεβροὺς διασπᾶν κατά τινα ἄρρητον λόγον.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v.
cf. nu 122, nu 124, nu 125, nu 126, and see generally LSJ s.v.
[1] Demosthenes 18.259 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; religion; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 December 2000@09:11:32.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; set status) on 8 December 2003@13:59:58.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 9 December 2003@02:52:21.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 12 July 2011@08:50:15.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@03:41:58.


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