Kyathos


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Kyathos

An ancient Greek unit of volume approximately equivalent to 45.5 milliliters.
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A case in point was the gem of a little Greek black-figure kyathos shown by Charles Ede, perfectly--and thinly --potted, and decorated with a spirited Herakles wrestling the river god Acheloos for the hand of the beautiful Dejanira.
quizas pudiera estar relacionada etimologicamente con pithos, pues tambien el uso del termino cazo en gallego y otras lenguas romances, 'vaso de madera utilizado popularmente para beber vino', se ha relacionado etimologicamente con kyathos (Corominas, 1954: I, 739), por lo que constituye un prestamo lexico comparable al de la palabra iberica kules, en la que se ha reconocido la griega kylix (Siles, 1976; 1985:177 y s.
With the exception of the likely outsiders Zaffre and Kyathos, a case of sorts could be made for any of the others, but you would be hard pushed to argue that any of them look especially well handicapped.