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Headword: *)andro/pais
Adler number: alpha,2187
Translated headword: man-boy
Vetting Status: high
A boy on the point of becoming a man.
Greek Original:
*)andro/pais: o( h)/dh a)ndrou/menos pai=s.
Same entry in Photius; longer one in Hesychius, citing Sophocles fr. 619 Radt (of Troilus). The term is also applied to (e.g.) Parthenopaeus in Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes 533.
See also alpha 2706, and generally LSJ s.v.
Keywords: children; definition; medicine; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 June 2000@11:21:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added citation and keyword.) on 9 June 2000@02:18:57.
David Whitehead (modified headword, to distinguish it from gloss; augmented note; cosmetics) on 6 March 2001@10:33:56.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 1 March 2012@05:59:56.


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