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Headword: *)eceko/ph
Adler number: epsilon,1610
Translated headword: had his eye knocked out
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] was mutilated.[1] Horatius the Roman was also known as Cocles ["One-Eyed"]; for Romans call the eye an oculus.[2]
Greek Original:
*)eceko/ph to\n o)fqalmo/n: e)phrw/qh. *(wra/tios o( *(rwmai=os kai\ e)peklh/qh *ko/klhs: to\n ga\r o)fqalmo\n o)kolou\m kalou=si *(rwmai=oi.
cf. omicron 118.
[1] For the gloss see already epsilon 545.
[2] For the legend of Horatius Cocles (kappa 1921) -- Horatius and the Bridge -- cf. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 5.23.2, and see generally T.J. Cornell in OCD(4) 707.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 August 2001@05:28:09.
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Catharine Roth on 29 November 2002@00:55:05.
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