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Headword: *)aoi=on
Adler number: alpha,4404
Translated headword: of dawn
Vetting Status: high
[Referring to the] morning star. Thus Aristophanes [uses the term].
Greek Original:
*)aoi=on: e(w=|on a)ste/ra. ou(/tws *)aristofa/nhs.
The headword (accusative case) occurs in Aristophanes, Peace 836 and 837 (web address 1), and the gloss comes from the scholia there.
Doric form, corresponding to Homeric h)oi=os, Attic e(w=|os (epsilon 1893).
Aristophanes is referring to this Doric form in the first line of a dithyramb by Ion of Chios (fr.745 in D.L. Page, Poetae Melici Graeci), cited at delta 1029 (see note 3 there); cf. iota 487.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 August 2000@23:34:45.
Vetted by:
Robert Dyer (Raised status. Clarified reference to the poem and added cross references.) on 21 February 2002@15:15:13.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, improved link) on 21 February 2002@15:32:29.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics, updated link, added cross-reference) on 15 December 2005@11:57:51.
David Whitehead (clarified aspects of notes) on 23 March 2006@07:17:01.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 18 November 2011@00:56:39.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 September 2015@08:32:58.


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