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Headword: *)arh/i+oi
Adler number: alpha,3843
Translated headword: Ares-like
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who/which is] war-like.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the plural] a)rh/i+oi ["Ares-like [men]"]. Alcaeus [writes]: "Ares-like men [are] towers of a city."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the dative plural] a)rhi+/ois ["to Ares-like things"], to those of war.
"[He] said that the youth were select and had been armed with the Ares-like weapons."[3]
Greek Original:
*)arh/i+os: o( polemiko/s. kai\ *)arh/i+oi. *)alkai=os: a)/ndres po/lews pu/rgoi a)rh/i+oi. kai\ *)arhi/+ois, toi=s tou= pole/mou. ei)=nai e)/lege neo/thta e)pi/lekton kai\ a)rhi/+ois o(/plois pefra/xqai.
cf. alpha 3841.
[1] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.698, where the headword occurs.
[2] Alcaeus fr. 23 Bergk (quoted in the scholia to Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 56).
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; epic; imagery; military affairs; poetry; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 August 2001@18:16:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 14 August 2001@12:36:55.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 11 April 2012@08:32:05.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@04:01:17.
Catharine Roth (tweaked betacode) on 22 October 2015@19:46:47.


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