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Headword: Ὄρυγμα
Adler number: omicron,648
Translated headword: pit
Vetting Status: high
In a special sense this was the name for [the place in Athens] where criminals used to be punished.
Greek Original:
Ὄρυγμα: ἰδίως οὕτως ἐκαλεῖτο, ἐφ' οὗ οἱ κακοῦργοι ἐκολάζοντο.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on Lycurgus fr. 9 Conomis.
cf. beta 99, beta 100, beta 101.
Keywords: definition; ethics; geography; law; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@07:56:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 2 February 2004@00:02:35.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 2 February 2004@03:13:39.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 13 July 2011@06:12:55.
David Whitehead on 22 July 2013@03:20:54.


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