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Headword: Πετάλοις
Adler number: pi,1385
Translated headword: with leaves, with flowers
Vetting Status: high
[πετάλοις means the same as] φύλλοις .[1]
And in the Epigrams πέταλον [means] a felt [hat] compressed out of wool. "For you, Hermes, Kalliteles hung up his hat felted from the well-carded fleece of a lamb."[2]
Greek Original:
Πετάλοις: φύλλοις. καὶ ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι πέταλον, πίλημα ἐξ ἐρίου πιληθέν. σοὶ τὸν πιληθέντα δι' εὐξάντου τριχὸς ἀμνοῦ, Ἑρμᾶ, Καλλιτέλης ἐκρέμασεν πέταλον.
[1] The headword is dative plural of πέταλον (cf. pi 1386, pi 1394). Same glossing in Photius and other lexica, and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.312 (where it occurs).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.282.1-2 (Theodoros); again at pi 1596.
Keywords: botany; clothing; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 January 2012@23:18:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 8 January 2012@04:51:56.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 26 June 2012@00:57:57.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 30 September 2013@08:37:41.
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