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Headword: Θυωρός
Adler number: theta,597
Translated headword: offering-board
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Strictly speaking [this means] the sacred table.[1]
Pherekydes used to say that the gods call the table an offering-board.[2]
Greek Original:
Θυωρός: κυρίως ἡ ἱερὰ τράπεζα. ἔλεγε Φερεκύδης, ὅτι οἱ θεοὶ τὴν τράπεζαν θυωρὸν καλοῦσιν.
Notes:
[1] i.e. an altar. Broadly similar glossing in Hesychius theta988 and other lexica, and in (e.g.) the scholia to Callimachus, Hymns 3.134.
[2] Diogenes Laertius 1.119; cf. phi 214 for Pherekydes.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; philosophy; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 February 2008@20:50:15.
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David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 22 February 2008@04:26:53.
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