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Headword: Χελιδόνων φάρμακον
Adler number: chi,188
Translated headword: swallows' drug, swallows' potion
Vetting Status: high
In Hipponax [this means] the love-charm that continues on whenever someone first sees a swallow.
Greek Original:
Χελιδόνων φάρμακον: παρὰ Ἱππώνακτι τὸ φίλτρον τὸ διαγινόμενον, ἐπειδὰν χελιδόνα πρῶτόν τις ἴδῃ.
Hipponax fr. 138. See also Hesychius s.v.
Keywords: definition; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2008@11:45:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 March 2008@04:59:56.
David Whitehead on 10 November 2013@07:06:16.


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