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Headword: *)asth\r a)/strou diafe/rei
Adler number: alpha,4239
Translated headword: astêr differs from astron
Vetting Status: high
Because astêr ["star"] is one particular [star], but astron ["constellation"] is composed out of many. It is also called astrothetêma ["star-placement"].[1]
Greek Original:
*)asth\r a)/strou diafe/rei: o(/ti o( me\n a)sth\r e(/n ti/ e)sti, to\ de\ a)/stron e)k pollw=n sune/sthken. o(\ kai\ a)stroqe/thma kalei=tai.
From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.75, where "star" occurs.
[1] For this term see already under alpha 3961.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 January 2002@20:30:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, added keyword) on 5 January 2002@22:10:21.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 6 January 2002@02:50:13.
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 25 April 2012@08:42:40.


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