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Headword: Ekphulos
Adler number: epsilon,720
Translated headword: exotic
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] foreign, differentiated.
Aelian [writes]: "each was eager to obtain the girl through abduction. Thus an exotic war began and intensified, though it was quite unexpected since it had a cause that was neither noble nor seemly."[1]
Greek Original:
Ekphulos: xenos, parêllagmenos. Ailianos: hekateros di' harpagês tên korên poiêsasthai emainonto. polemos oun ekphulos egeneto kai enakmazei kai mala adokêtos, ouk echôn oute gennaian oute euprepê tên hupothesin.
cf. epsilon 719 (the same adjective in the neuter).
[1] Aelian fr.122 Hercher, 125c Domingo-Forasté. For other possible excerpts from the same text, see alpha 138, alpha 519, epsilon 1021, nu 168, omicroniota 178, pi 482.
Keywords: biography; definition; epic; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; military affairs; mythology; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 26 January 2007@06:23:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 January 2007@06:56:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 10 August 2012@06:29:05.


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