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Headword: *eu)di/nhta
Adler number: epsilon,3419
Translated headword: easily-turning (things)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones that are] easily-rotating, easily-moved.[1] "[...] both easily-turning augers and swift gimlets." [This phrase occurs] in the Epigrams.[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)di/nhta: eu)/strofa, eu)ki/nhta. tru/pana/ t' eu)di/nhta kai\ w)kh/enta te/retra. e)n *)epigra/mmasin.
[1] The headword is neuter nominative/accusative plural of the rare (and late) poetic adjective eu)di/nhtos. It is presumably extracted from the quotation given here.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.205.7 (Leonidas of Tarentum), the retiring carpenter Leontichus dedicates his tools to Athena; cf. tau 1102. Also see Gow and Page (vol. I, 109); (vol. II, 316-319); and other extracts from this epigram at alpha 1748, alpha 3875, pi 938, rho 169, and chi 107. Gow and Page note (vol. II, 318) that the augur is customarily rotated using the a)ri/s (bow) and strap in a bow-drill configuration; cf. Blümner (224).
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1965)
H. Blümner, Technologie und Terminologie der Gewerbe und Künste bei Griechen und Römern, vol. II, (Leipzig, 1879)
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 28 January 2008@21:02:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note and keywords, set status) on 29 January 2008@00:53:17.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 January 2008@03:16:44.
David Whitehead on 5 November 2012@09:33:44.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 27 January 2014@08:54:43.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 22 February 2016@06:29:30.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 19 January 2018@01:30:25.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, added cross-references, added keyword) on 18 February 2021@12:33:54.
Ronald Allen (remove self-cross-reference n.2) on 19 February 2021@15:26:46.


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