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Headword: Ῥοί̈σκοι
Adler number: rho,214
Translated headword: pomegranate-tassels
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] gold-woven embellishments, [sc. shaped] like pomegranates,[1] intended to decorate the robe of the priest.
Greek Original:
Ῥοί̈σκοι: κόμποι χρυσού̈φαντοι, ὅμοιοι ῥοιαῖς, εἰς κόσμον δὲ ὄντες τῆς τοῦ ἱερέως στολῆς.
Notes:
'gl[ossa] sacra' (Adler). The headword, here in the nominative plural, occurs several times in the Septuagint (esp. Exodus 28.33-34, 36.31-33).
[1] See under rho 191.
Keywords: botany; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 August 2010@05:19:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 21 August 2010@00:58:11.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 22 August 2010@04:06:16.
David Whitehead on 29 October 2013@06:25:05.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@07:15:05.

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