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Headword: Πλαταγή
Adler number: pi,1697
Translated headword: rattle
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A kind of instrument, producing sound and noise.
"He made a bronze rattle and rattled it."[1]
Greek Original:
Πλαταγή: εἶδος ὀργάνου, ἦχον καὶ ψόφον ἀποτελοῦντος. ὁ δὲ πλαταγὴν χαλκευσάμενος ἐπλατάγει.
Notes:
Same material at alpha 4121; see also pi 1698 and pi 1712.
[1] From Nicolaus of Damascus, argues Favuzzi (cited under delta 404). On the myth of Heracles and the Stymphalian birds cf. Etymologicum Magnum 731.42-44 and the scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 2.1052ff.
Keywords: definition; epic; historiography; meter and music; mythology; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 September 2012@00:15:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 9 September 2012@05:08:30.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@05:35:51.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 12 March 2014@06:51:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 July 2014@23:43:57.

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