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Headword: Thuôdes
Adler number: theta,594
Translated headword: scented
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] perfumed with incense. "Honored Hera, you who often look down upon scented Lakonion as you come down from the sky."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the masculine nominative] quw/dhs, [meaning] one who/that which is perfumed with incense.[2]
Greek Original:
Thuôdes: tethumiamenon. Hêrê timêessa, Lakônion hê to thuôdes pollakis ouranothen nisomenê kathorais. kai Thuôdês, ho tethumiamenos.
cf. generally theta 589.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.265.1-2 (Nossis), but the toponym should be Lakinion; cf. lambda 55. On this epigram, the dedication of a woven robe to Hera, see Gow and Page (vol. I, 152), (vol. II, 437), and further extracts at beta 596 and epsiloniota 141.
[2] If quoted from somewhere (rather than merely generic), perhaps from the Homeric Hymns; two instances there, each describing an altar (bwmo/s).
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: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; geography; imagery; mythology; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 February 2008@21:27:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 February 2008@00:32:55.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; cosmetics) on 22 February 2008@04:11:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 7 January 2013@08:02:57.
David Whitehead (coding) on 28 April 2016@06:48:33.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 22 December 2018@02:00:02.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography, added cross-references, added keywords) on 18 January 2022@12:40:52.


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