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Headword: Pararummata
Adler number: pi,425
Translated headword: side-screens
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] hides, drapes.
Greek Original:
Pararummata: dereis, skepasmata.
Note:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi280 Theodoridis. The headword is nominative or accusative plural of a neuter noun more commonly spelled with single mu. (For its cluster of meanings see LSJ s.v.) Theodoridis takes it to be quoted from the Septuagint (Exodus 35.11, pararru/mata there), but another attractive possibility is Xenophon, Hellenica 1.6.19 (on a protective feature of the Athenian triremes about to fight the battle of Arginousai in 406 BCE); see generally Lionel Casson, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World (Baltimore 1992) 249 with n.99.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 July 2011@05:42:30.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 July 2011@18:58:33.
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