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Headword: Ξύλων ἐρεψίμων
Adler number: xi,99
Translated headword: of timbers for roofing
Vetting Status: high
[Timbers] for roofing are coverings, arranged over[1] houses.
Greek Original:
Ξύλων ἐρεψίμων: στεγάσματά ἐστι τὰ ἐρέψιμα, εἰς τὰς οἰκίας κατατεταγμένα.
Likewise in Photius (xi41 Theodoridis), and, earlier, Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. Timaeus' entry is regarded as stemming from Plato, Critias 111C (where in fact the noun is 'trees').
[1] Literally "into" (as is regular with this verb).
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 18 February 2000@12:44:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 18 June 2002@09:30:42.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; raised status) on 10 September 2007@08:54:02.
David Whitehead (adjustments) on 19 June 2013@05:32:22.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 December 2014@23:09:34.


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