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Headword: Ὕφασμα
Adler number: upsilon,702
Translated headword: web, woven robe
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] sackcloth [sack or garment].[1]
"Putting him, the deceiver, in a sack made out of hair, he cast him into the eddies of the sea."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὕφασμα: σάκκος. ἐμβαλὼν δὲ αὐτὸν τὸν ἀπατηλὸν ἐν ὑφάσματι ἐκ τριχῶν εἰργασμένῳ ἐνῆκεν εἰς τοῦ ποταμοῦ τὰς δίνας.
Notes:
[1] For the gloss, see sigma 39.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Lodewijk Caspar Valckenaer [1715–1785] attributed it to Aelian, Adler notes.)
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; ethics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 April 2011@01:06:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 25 April 2011@05:25:30.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@08:06:54.

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