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Headword: Θυλήγματα
Adler number: theta,544
Translated headword: sacrificial offerings
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sweetmeats, first-fruits, barley-cakes, which they used to mix with wine and oil and offer as a sacrifice
Greek Original:
Θυλήγματα: πέμματα, ἀπαρχάς, ἄλφιτα, ἃ ἔμισγον οἴνῳ καὶ ἐλαίῳ, εἰς θυσίαν ἀναφέροντες.
Neuter plural and, as the glosses show, accusative case; quoted from Aristophanes, Peace 1040 (web address 1), which has θυλήματα rather than the present oddity, θυλήγματα .
cf. epsilon 1138; and, for 'sweetmeats', pi 957.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 February 2008@10:12:44.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added link, set status) on 24 February 2008@12:27:25.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 25 February 2008@03:04:10.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@04:48:12.


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