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Headword: Ῥόμβος
Adler number: rho,223
Translated headword: rhombos, magic wheel, tambourine
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Twisted tambourine, goad of [= for] a Bassaric throng."[1]
[Meaning a] roller.[2]
Greek Original:
Ῥόμβος. στρεπτὸν Βασσαρικοῦ ῥόμβον θιάσοιο μύωπα. κύλινδρον.
Notes:
[1] Greek Anthology 6.165.1-2 (Phalaecus); cf. beta 140, theta 379, sigma 1193.
[2] From rho 222. (Lacking, Adler reports, in mss AF.)
Reference:
Eugene Tavenner, "Iynx and Rhombus," Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, Vol. 64, (1933), pp. 109-127
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; geography; meter and music; poetry; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 May 2008@14:42:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweak) on 20 May 2008@03:02:10.
David Whitehead on 29 October 2013@06:58:19.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 5 December 2018@00:55:57.

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