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Headword: Eupêlêkos
Adler number: epsilon,3652
Translated headword: of well-helmeted
Vetting Status: high
[Of her] having a beautiful head-covering. "But, o man, you will see me the cicada sitting on the spear of well-helmeted Athena."[1]
Greek Original:
Eupêlêkos: kalên perikephalaian echousês. alla kai eupêlêkos Athênaiês epi douri ton tettig' opsei m', ô 'ner, ephezomenon.
The headword, genitive singular of the adjective eu)ph/lhc (cf. pi 1511), is presumably extracted from the quotation which follows.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.120.5-6 (Leonidas of Tarentum), on a cicada perched on Athena's spear; partly again at omega 107; cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 136); (vol. II, 389); and further extracts from this epigram at epsilon 3082, zeta 8, kappa 1294, and pi 2981.
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: art history; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 December 2006@00:41:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 19 December 2006@03:12:25.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 November 2012@05:41:18.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; tweaking) on 11 March 2016@07:52:42.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography, added cross-references) on 17 May 2021@17:13:03.


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