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Headword: Ὄρον
Adler number: omicron,621
Translated headword: oron
Vetting Status: high
A particular agricultural implement, as Isaeus shows.[1] Perhaps, however, the oron in Aeschylus and in Menander signifies something wooden, with which they press the trodden grapes.[2]
Greek Original:
Ὄρον: σκεῦός τι γεωργικόν, ὡς Ἰσαῖος δηλοῖ. μήποτε μέντοι τὸ ὄρον παρά τε Αἰσχύλῳ καὶ παρὰ Μενάνδρῳ ξύλον τι σημαίνει, ὃ τὴν πεπατημένην σταφυλὴν πιέζουσιν.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
[1] Isaeus fr. 24 Sauppe.
[2] Aeschylus fr. 107 Radt; Menander fr. 160 Koerte, now 136 K.-A.
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Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@07:38:14.
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