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Headword: Ἀελλάδες ἵπποι
Adler number: alpha,546
Translated headword: storm-swift mares
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the fast [ones]. This too[1] [is] an expression from tragedy.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀελλάδες ἵπποι: αἱ ταχεῖαι. καὶ τοῦτο τραγικόν.
Notes:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica: references at Photius alpha419 Theodoridis.
See also alpha 545, alpha 547.
[1] See alpha 545.
[2] Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 467: genitive plural ἀελλάδων ἵππων (corrected from the ἀελλοπόδων [cf. alpha 547] of the Sophocles mss).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 April 2000@21:32:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording, added reference and link.) on 10 September 2000@01:21:15.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 1 May 2002@05:11:30.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 11 January 2012@11:45:31.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2013@06:14:56.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2015@05:07:39.

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