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Headword: Θυμέλη
Adler number: theta,555
Translated headword: sacrifice-place
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] an altar. From θύειν ['to sacrifice'].
"He both retired from Athena's war and established [Athena's] sacrifice-places."[1]
Greek Original:
Θυμέλη: ὁ βωμός. ἀπὸ τοῦ θύειν. ὁ δὲ Ἀθάνας λήξας καὶ πολέμου καὶ θυμέλας ἔθετο.
Notes:
For this headword see also theta 556 (and cf. theta 557); also sigma 569.
[1] A garbling of Greek Anthology 6.46.3-4 (Antipater of Sidon): Pherenikos is offering his trumpet to Athena, now that he has done with war and sacrifice-places.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; meter and music; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 25 February 2008@16:49:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 26 February 2008@04:01:42.
David Whitehead (modified n.1; another keyword) on 7 January 2013@05:35:43.
Catharine Roth (another cross-reference) on 20 March 2014@01:33:25.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 19 December 2018@10:59:30.

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