The Decipherment of Linear B: PY Wr 1457

· Linear B Decipherments

Tripartite seal

Scribe 2

α. vacat.
β. vacat.
γ. a-pu-do-si

1. a-pu-do-si > ἀπόδοσι(ς) (apodosis) | †to summon a gift; †to summon tribute as compensation
1. a-pu-do-si | † ἀπυδόσι(ς) > ἀπόδοσι(ς) (apodosis) (Doric) | compensation, repayment, restitution

α. vacat.
β. vacat.
γ. ἀπόδοσι
from
γ. †ἀπυδόσι (Doric)

α. vacat.
β. vacat.
γ. †to summon tribute as compensation

Notes:  Apodosis is “the main clause of a conditional sentence”;  this conditional aspect of ἀπόδοσις “compensation” implies “tribute”.  Cf. also the antonym ἀποδοχή (apodokhe) “compensation received”.

Updated on 03.04.15

Log ins are not required to post comments. However, since your words may be quoted in scholarly articles, this forum requires that professional names be used to post comments. Please click "Edit/Change" to include credentials after your name. For example, you may say "Mary A. Smith: Harvard University, Associate Professor of Geography" or "John Jones: Independent Scholar, Historical Linguistics" or "Independent Scholar, General." Moreover, to promote scholarly excellence, this forum reserves the right to edit for clarity. Clear writing complements clear thinking.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: