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Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

κράς (krás, head, poetic form of κᾰ́ρᾱ (kárā)) +‎ δέω (déō, to tie).

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NounEdit

κρήδεμνον (krḗdemnonn (genitive κρηδέμνου); second declension

  1. A veil or headscarf worn by women, keeping together three items of ornamental hair binding: ἄμπυξ (ámpux, frontlet), κεκρύφαλος (kekrúphalos, snood) and ἀναδέσμη (anadésmē, headband)[1][2]
  2. (figuratively) the edge or the top of city walls
  3. (figuratively) the top covering of a wine or storage vessel

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hurschmann, Rolf (2006), “Kredemnon”, in Cancik, Hubert, and Christine F. Salazar, editors, Brill’s New Pauly, Hamburg, retrieved 12 February 2017
  2. ^ Nagy, Gregory (2013) The ancient Greek hero in 24 hours[1], Harvard University Press, page 83