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Headword: Ahimôpous
Adler number: alphaiota,210
Translated headword: bloody
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones] delighting in blood.
"[The staff] which formerly drove off the bloody wolves."[1]
Greek Original:
Ahimôpous: haimatochareis. ha paros haimôpous estuphelixe lukous.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is accusative plural of this adjective, a poetic compound ai(mwpo/s, equivalent to ai(matwpo/s (cf. alphaiota 196).
[1] Greek Anthology 6.35.4 (Leonidas of Tarentum), a rustic dedication to Pan; cf. Gow and Page, vol. I (122) and vol. II (356-357); cf. further extracts from this epigram at alpha 325, alpha 350, gamma 73, lambda 189, rho 72, and tau 264.
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)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 January 2003@20:27:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 29 January 2003@03:09:28.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 11 February 2003@01:04:45.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 15 May 2012@05:01:05.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 November 2015@03:47:33.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography, added keyword, added cross-references) on 11 November 2018@20:43:42.
Ronald Allen (improved wording n.1) on 15 November 2018@18:15:28.
Ronald Allen (tweaked attribution n.1) on 16 August 2023@22:54:16.


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