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Headword: Agresia
Adler number: alpha,347
Translated headword: hunting
Vetting Status: high
[Another word for] the hunt.
In the Epigrams: "the three kinsmen dedicated these nets, o rural Pan, each from a different hunting."[1]
Greek Original:
Agresia: hê agra. en Epigrammasi: hoi trissoi toi tauta ta diktua thêkan homaimoi, agrota Pan, allês allos ap' agresiês.
The headword is a feminine noun in the nominative and vocative singular; cf LSJ s.v. (web address 1). The Ionic and epic form of its genitive singular appears in the following quotation.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.13.1-2 (Leonidas of Tarentum), again at alpha 369 and (in part) at omicron 234; a fowler, a hunter, and a fisherman dedicate nets to Pan; cf. Gow and Page, vol. I (122) and vol. II (356).
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge 1965)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 28 August 1998@16:31:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 16 July 2001@08:36:47.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added cross-reference and keyword, raised status) on 29 October 2009@09:58:55.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2012@07:45:52.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 April 2015@09:41:56.
Ronald Allen (added primary note, expanded n.1, added bibliography, added keyword, added link) on 17 December 2018@21:52:11.


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