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Headword: Ψῆφος
Adler number: psi,84
Translated headword: pebble
Vetting Status: high
We call ψῆφος the stone on the ring and the total of money.
Greek Original:
Ψῆφος. ψῆφον καλοῦμεν τὸν λίθον τὸν ἐν τῷ δακτυλίῳ καὶ τῶν χρημάτων τὸν ἀριθμόν.
cf. Artemidorus 2.5.
Pebbles were used for counting as well as for voting; cf. psi 83, psi 85, etc.
Keywords: clothing; definition; economics; mathematics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 December 2005@16:36:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 22 December 2005@03:26:45.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2013@05:36:18.


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