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Headword: *)amfi/broxos
Adler number: alpha,1708
Translated headword: drenched, sodden
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] thoroughly steeped, that is drunk.
"Spouting sweet wine, drenched [as to his] garments in Bacchus".[1]
Greek Original:
*)amfi/broxos: pantaxo/qen bebregme/nos, toute/sti mequ/wn. h(du\ me/qu blu/zwn, a)mfi/broxos ei(/mata *ba/kxw|.
Parallel but shorter entry in ps.-Zonaras. The headword is attested only here and in the epigram quoted (see below)
[1] Greek Anthology 7.27.7 (Antipater of Sidon), on Anakreon (alpha 1916); cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 16); (vol. II, 44-45); and this epigram's further extracts at alpha 2147, alphaiota 159, iota 492, and sigma 1129.
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1965)
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; food; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 August 2000@22:43:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 18 January 2001@06:49:33.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 18 July 2002@09:50:55.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 19 February 2012@05:52:32.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 26 February 2012@00:18:30.
David Whitehead on 22 June 2015@11:01:19.
Ronald Allen (tweaked primary note; expanded n.1, added bibliography, added cross-references) on 9 December 2020@22:37:21.


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