encolpion


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encolpion

(ɛnˈkɒlpɪən)
n, pl -pia (-pɪə)
a religious symbol worn on the breast
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replebam 109,3 Encolpion 109,7 Spuma 111,4 Quotiens defecerat 111,6 Sibi 118,1 Multos, inquit Eumolpus, o iuvenes, Tab.
Encolpius even thinks of true love: si vere Encolpion dilexisti, da oscula (114,9).
What we are dealing with is a Roman narrative with a Greek title, Satyrica ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.]), (10) told by a Greek called Encolpius ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.])--hence the Greek accusative 'Encolpion' (Sat.