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Headword: Ἀστήρ
Adler number: alpha,4238
Translated headword: star
Vetting Status: high
When the star of the Goat is shining violent winds blow.[1] Whence also Homer [writes]: "violent, rushing upon [ἐπαιγίζων ]."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀστήρ: ὅτι τοῦ ἀστέρος τῆς Αἰγὸς λάμψαντος σφοδροὶ πνέουσιν ἄνεμοι. ἔνθεν καὶ Ὅμηρος: λάβρος ἐπαιγίζων.
[1] cf. Artemidorus 2.12; also alphaiota 28, alphaiota 68.
[2] Homer, Iliad 2.148 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 January 2002@20:29:59.
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David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 January 2002@04:42:22.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 1 August 2002@19:07:08.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 2 August 2002@02:57:56.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 25 April 2012@08:38:44.
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