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Headword: Πετάλῳ
Adler number: pi,1386
Translated headword: leaf
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[They] all holding wicker shields of white ox [hide] with the hair still on, shaped like a leaf of ivy."[1]
Greek Original:
Πετάλῳ: ἔχοντες γέρρα πάντες βοῶν λευκῶν δασέα, εἰκασμένα κιττοῦ πετάλῳ.
Notes:
The headword, in the dative case, is evidently extracted from the quotation given.
cf. generally pi 1385.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 5.4.12 (web address 1); cf. alpha 2728.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; imagery; military affairs; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 March 2010@05:24:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 30 March 2010@23:41:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 31 March 2010@05:26:38.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2011@08:06:35.

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