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Headword: Aithopa
Adler number: alphaiota,132
Translated headword: fiery-looking
Vetting Status: high
Meaning heated,[1] inflamed. In the Epigrams: "having begun fiery-looking malignity even to the extent of his very glance."[2]
Greek Original:
Aithopa: anti tou diapuron, phlegmainousan. en Epigrammasi: mechri kai autou blemmatos enstêsas aithopa baskaniên.
The headword, accusative singular of this adjective (alphaiota 138), is probably extracted from the quotation given (though there are alternatives in Homer, Hesiod and elsewhere).
[1] cf. alphaiota 133.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.218.9-10.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery; poetry
Translated by: James Cousins on 30 November 2002@22:44:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation and keyword; added notes; cosmetics) on 1 December 2002@06:50:23.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 14 May 2012@06:24:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 May 2012@23:37:46.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 24 November 2015@03:03:10.


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