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Headword: Θριπήδεστον
Adler number: theta,504
Translated headword: worm-eaten
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Hyperides said this of Greece; meaning ruined.[1] From timbers consumed by worms.
Greek Original:
Θριπήδεστον Ὑπερίδης τὴν Ἑλλάδα εἶπεν: ἀντὶ τοῦ διεφθαρμένην. ἀπὸ τῶν ὑπὸ θριπῶν κατεδηδεσμένων ξύλων.
Notes:
See already theta 503. The present entry comes from Harpokration s.v.
[1] Hyperides fr. 82 Jensen.
Keywords: botany; definition; imagery; politics; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 November 2000@08:07:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 16 August 2003@01:19:52.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 August 2003@04:54:23.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 3 March 2008@01:23:09.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 3 March 2008@03:46:41.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 July 2011@08:44:02.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2013@08:52:34.

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