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Headword: *)ae/nnaos
Adler number: alpha,553
Translated headword: ever-flowing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is always running, that is, flowing.[1]
Justinian, "like an ever-flowing river, each day kept slaughtering and plundering his subjects."[2]
Greek Original:
*)ae/nnaos: o( a)ei\ na/wn, o(/ e)sti r(e/wn. o( de\ *)ioustiniano\s, w(/sper potamo\s a)e/nnaos, e)s h(me/ran e(ka/sthn e)dh/|ou te kai\ e)lhi/+zeto tou\s u(phko/ous.
See also alpha 552, alpha 631.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 13.109, where the phrase 'flowing waters' occurs.
[2] Procopius, Secret History 19.10.
Keywords: biography; definition; epic; ethics; geography; historiography; history; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 April 2000@09:08:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording slightly; added reference and cross-reference.) on 11 September 2000@22:27:16.
David Whitehead (added x-ref and keyword; cosmetics) on 10 June 2003@05:27:48.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 January 2012@03:48:42.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 27 April 2015@11:10:40.


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