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τελα^μών , ῶνος, ,
A.broad strap or band for bearing or supporting anything (from τελα^- 'bear' (v. Τλάω, τελάσσαι), whence also the hero Telamon took his name):
2. broad linen bandage for wounds, Hdt.7.181, Antyll. ap. Orib.7.9.1, Herod. Med. ap. eund.10.18.15, Sor.1.28, al.; “ἀμφὶ τραύματ᾽ . . τελαμῶνας βαλεῖνE.Ph.1669; also, a long linen bandage or roller, for swathing mummies, Hdt.2.86, cf. AP11.125.
3. band for the hair, Callistr.Stat.11.
II. in Architecture, Τελαμῶνες were colossal male figures used as bearing-pillars, being the Roman name for Ἄτλαντες, Vitr.6.7.6.
2. base of a στήλη, στάλα καὶ τελαμὼν (prob. written τελαμὼ, v. Mnemos.58.28) “ἱαρὰ τᾶς ἭραςIG4.517 (Argos, v B.C.); [ἀναγράψαι εἰς σ]τήλην λευκοῦ λίθου [κα]ὶ ἀναθ[εῖναι αὐτὴν ἐπὶ τελα]μ[ῶ]νος prob. rest. in CIG2056d (, perh. Odessus); simply = στήλη, ἀναγράψαι . . εἰς τελαμῶνα λευκοῦ λίθου καὶ ἀναθεῖναι κτλ. SIG731.41 (Tomi, i B.C.), al., cf. Milet.3p.377No.153.39, BMus.Inscr.1007 (Cyzicus, ii A.D.), etc.
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