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Heraclitus, fr. 101B
Full diacritics: ὠσχοφόρια Medium diacritics: ὠσχοφόρια Low diacritics: ωσχοφόρια Capitals: ΩΣΧΟΦΟΡΙΑ
Transliteration A: ōschophória Transliteration B: ōschophoria Transliteration C: oschoforia Beta Code: w)sxofo/ria

English (LSJ)

τά, one day of the Athen. festival Σκίρα, on which two chosen young men, sons of citizens, in women's dress,

   A carrying vine-shoots loaded with grapes (v. ὠσχός), went in procession from the temple of Dionysus to that of Ἀθηνᾶ Σκιράς, Philoch.44, Plu.Thes.22, Alciphr.1.4, 3.1.    II sg. ὠσχο-φόριον, τό, the sanctuary of Athena Σκιράς in Phalerum, Hsch., AB318, etc.

French (Bailly abrégé)

ων (τά) :
mieux que ὀσχοφόρια;
les Oschophories, fête où l’on portait des branches de vigne chargées de raisins, à Athènes.
Étymologie: ὄσχος, φέρω.