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Headword: Ἐμφανές
Adler number: epsilon,1067
Translated headword: clear, light, visible
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
An epithet of the day; just like that of the night [is] "black night".[1] Sophocles [writes]: "to confine Ajax in his tents during this present light [of] day".
Greek Original:
Ἐμφανές: ἐπίθετον τῆς ἡμέρας: ὡς καὶ τὸ τῆς νυκτός, νύκτα μέλαιναν. Σοφοκλῆς: εἶρξαι κατ' ἦμαρ τοὐμφανὲς τὸ νῦν τόδε αἴανθ' ὑπὸ σκηναῖσιν.
Notes:
Sophocles, Ajax 753-4, with scholion; cf. under epsiloniota 142.
[1] Homer, Iliad 8.486.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 April 2007@07:13:28.
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Catharine Roth (corrected cross-reference, set status) on 25 April 2007@10:56:04.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 April 2007@03:20:15.
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