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Headword: Βρύχιος
Adler number: beta,579
Translated headword: underwater
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] submerged in water.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] ἐμβρύοικος ["seaweed-dwelling"], the anchor that dwells in the deep.[2]
Also [sc. attested is] ἔμβρυον ["fetus"], the infant in the womb.
In the Epigrams: "seaweed-dwelling, ship-saving anchor."[3]
"In the reign of Emperor Heraclius 200,000 men were killed in the war against the Isaurians. But Emperor Heraclius sends a very great amount of money along with gold and silver and precious stones, all of which has ended up underwater in the time of Sergius the patriarch."[4]
Greek Original:
Βρύχιος: βυθιζόμενος ὕδατι. καὶ Ἐμβρύοικος, ἡ ἄγκυρα ἡ τὸν βυθὸν οἰκοῦσα. καὶ Ἔμβρυον, τὸ ἐγγάστριον βρέφος. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἄγκυρον ἐμβρύοικον ἐρυσινηί̈δα. ἐπὶ Ἡρακλείου βασιλέως σ1# χιλιάδες ἀνδρῶν διεφθάρησαν ἐν τῷ πρὸς Ἰσαύρους πολέμῳ. ὁ δὲ βασιλεὺς Ἡράκλειος χρήματα πλεῖστα καὶ χρυσὸν καὶ ἄργυρον καὶ λίθους πολυτελεῖς πέμπει, ἅπερ βρύχια γέγονεν ἐπὶ Σεργίου πατριάρχου.
[1] Same glossing elsewhere.
[2] See next note.
[3] Greek Anthology 6.90.1 (Philip of Thessalonica).
[4] cf. Nicephorus, Breviarium 10.12-14 de Boor; again at eta 465, end. Adler (addenda) notes Sternbach's proposal to emend 'Isaurians' to Persians.
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Translated by: William Hutton on 11 September 2002@21:05:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword) on 12 September 2002@03:24:37.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 4 June 2012@06:05:05.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 August 2012@21:47:23.
David Whitehead (expanded n.4) on 26 January 2014@07:36:32.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 16 February 2019@01:20:19.


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