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Headword: Ῥακιοσυρραπτάδη
Adler number: rho,28
Translated headword: rag-stitcher
Vetting Status: high
He who is collecting rags. For 'rags' [are] tattered outer-garments.
Greek Original:
Ῥακιοσυρραπτάδη: τὰ ῥάκη συλλέγων. ῥάκια γὰρ τὰ διερρωγότα ἱμάτια.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Frogs 842 (web address 1), where the headword is applied in the vocative case by Aeschylus to Euripides ('who tricked out his heroes in rags': LSJ s.v.). See already under alpha 1172.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; stagecraft; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 January 2010@06:19:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 23 January 2010@22:36:08.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 24 January 2010@04:37:20.


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