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Headword: Apekompasen
Adler number: alpha,2994
Translated headword: snapped off
Vetting Status: high
In the Epigrams: "the string of the lyre gave a throaty crack and snapped off."[1]
Greek Original:
Apekompasen: en Epigrammasi: bronchon tetriguia luras apekompase chorda.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.54.5 (Paulus Silentiarius). See the other excerpts from this epigram, in which a cicada sustains the string's note, at alpha 87, kappa 2368, lambda 73, pi 670, tau 877, and omega 28.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; meter and music; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@21:17:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword) on 14 March 2001@10:51:20.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 March 2012@06:57:29.
David Whitehead on 7 July 2015@02:58:29.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added cross-references) on 24 July 2023@19:51:19.
Ronald Allen (tweaks n.1, fixed cross-reference, added keyword) on 28 July 2023@11:31:04.


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