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Headword: Θειλόπεδον
Adler number: theta,314
Translated headword: drying-floor, sunny spot
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
The place, in which the grapes used to be dried.[1]
In the Epigrams [it is written]: "the hedgehog, gatherer of grapes, spoiler of sweet drying-floors."[2]
Greek Original:
Θειλόπεδον: ὁ τόπος, ἐν ᾧ αἱ σταφυλαὶ ἐξηραίνοντο. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἐχῖνον ῥαγολόγον γλυκερῶν σίντορα θειλοπέδων.
Notes:
[1] Similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. From commentary on Homer, Odyssey 7.123, where the headword first occurs (though some editors print the variant reading θ' εἱλόπεδον ); see the scholia there.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.45.1-2; cf. rho 10, sigma 466.
cf. generally alpha 4421, epsilon 4009, kappa 2257.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; epic; food; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 20 February 2008@23:46:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 21 February 2008@09:08:57.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 March 2012@18:52:34.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 2 January 2013@07:21:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2015@11:47:55.

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