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Headword: *)aeti/ths kai\ a)xa/ths kai\ luxni/ths
Adler number: alpha,572
Translated headword: eagle-stone and agate and lychnite
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Each one is] a type of stone.
Greek Original:
*)aeti/ths kai\ a)xa/ths kai\ luxni/ths: ei)=dos li/qou.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (564).
Eagle-stone was so called because it was believed to be found in eagles' nests. Lychnite refers to a precious stone of red colour.
cf. alpha 4678, lambda 878, chi 571.
Keywords: definition; imagery; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 March 2001@17:35:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 17 March 2001@06:07:17.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 16 August 2006@09:18:51.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 12 January 2012@06:07:17.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2015@08:21:37.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 April 2015@00:10:44.


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