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Headword: *)erinnu/wn a)porrw/c
Adler number: epsilon,2995
Translated headword: Furies' limb, Furies' off-shoot
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A phrase used] in reference to those who are without facial beauty and are ugly.[1]
"Did a Fury not forge this sword?"[2] He is talking about Ajax.
Also, search for the Furies under "Eumenides."[3]
Greek Original:
*)erinnu/wn a)porrw/c: e)pi\ tw=n a)prosw/pwn kai\ duseidw=n. a)=r' ou)k *)erinnu\s tou=t' e)xa/lkeuse ci/fos; peri\ *ai)/anto/s fhsi. kai\ zh/tei peri\ tw=n *)erinnu/wn e)n tw=| *)eumeni/des.
[1] cf. the scholia to Aristophanes, Lysistrata 813, where the headword phrase occurs; see already under alpha 3508. For this as a proverb (as the form of the gloss implies) cf. Apostolius 3.38.
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 1034.
[3] epsilon 3580, epsilon 3581. (And see also epsilon 2994.)
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; imagery; mythology; poetry; proverbs; science and technology; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 8 June 2007@15:57:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, cross-reference) on 9 June 2007@18:26:41.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 June 2007@04:43:30.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2012@09:17:56.


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