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Headword: Νιδάριον
Adler number: nu,369
Translated headword: nidarion, turban
Vetting Status: high
Among Persians [sc. this term means] the wrapping for the head, which among Athenians is called a κρώβυλος , but among Cypriots a κορδύλη ; as Kreon [writes] in the first [book] of his Rhetoric.[1]
Greek Original:
Νιδάριον: παρὰ Πέρσαις τὸ πρὸς κεφαλῇ προσείλημα, ὃ δὴ παρ' Ἀθηναίοις καλεῖται κρώβυλον, παρὰ δὲ Κυπρίοις κορδύλη: ὡς Κρέων ἐν τῷ πρώτῳ τῶν Ῥητορικῶν.
From epsilon 86; see also phi 28.
[1] Kypriaka, rather; see under phi 28. Kreon, whose sole surviving fragment this is, is FGrH 753.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 January 2009@17:41:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 January 2009@03:10:37.
David Whitehead (tweak) on 25 January 2009@03:49:46.
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