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Headword: Ῥοδωνία
Adler number: rho,207
Translated headword: rose-bed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The planting of roses, just as a violet-bed [is] that of violets.
Greek Original:
Ῥοδωνία: ἡ τῶν ῥόδων φυτεία, ὥσπερ ἰωνία ἡ τῶν ἴων.
Notes:
From Harpokration s.v., glossing Demosthenes 53.16 (web address 1) and citing Hecataeus FGrH 1 F37.
See also rho 208 (and for violets, iota 493; also lilies, kappa 2431).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; definition; historiography; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 December 2000@11:13:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 14 April 2004@00:51:16.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 14 April 2004@03:55:54.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 31 May 2006@14:39:08.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 July 2011@07:32:28.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 18 July 2011@20:24:19.

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