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Headword: *)/alsos
Adler number: alpha,1410
Translated headword: grove
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a wooded place.[1]
"And the ships, which they had built from the Olympic groves and the place that grew its foliage long for Zeus, rotted away."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/alsos: o( su/ndendros to/pos. ai(/ te nh=es, a(\s e)ph/canto e)k tw=n *)olumpiakw=n a)lse/wn kai\ tou= xw/rou tou= tw=| *dii\+ komw=ntos, katesa/phsan.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.506, where the headword occurs. For its plural see already alpha 1408.
[2] Aelian fr. 75 Hercher, 78a Domingo-Forasté.
Keywords: botany; definition; epic; geography; military affairs; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 June 2000@06:42:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 23 February 2001@10:49:03.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 2 July 2002@21:25:40.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 3 July 2002@03:22:16.
William Hutton (Tweaked translation, augmented n. 2, added keyword) on 21 February 2007@10:01:48.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 21 February 2007@10:23:32.
David Whitehead on 10 February 2012@07:30:13.
David Whitehead on 13 June 2015@09:00:37.


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