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Headword: *eu)ru/sakes
Adler number: epsilon,3729
Translated headword: Broadshield, Eurysakes, Eurysaces
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he who has a large shield.[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "look, son, this shield bears your name -- Eurysakes: seven hides thick, impenetrable, and with a well-stitched hand-strap".[2]
Greek Original:
*eu)ru/sakes: o( mega/lhn e)/xwn a)spi/da. *sofoklh=s: a)ll' au)to/ moi su\ labw/n, w)= pai=, e)pw/numon *eu)ru/sakes, i)/sxe dia\ polurra/fou stre/fwn po/rpakos e(ptabo/eion a)/rrhkton sa/kos.
Headword in the vocative, from the quotation which follows. See also Plutarch, Solon 10 (and epsilon 3730).
[1] Similarly already in Hesychius.
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 574-6 (web address 1); cf. pi 2089.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; mythology; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 November 2007@08:54:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link, set status) on 26 November 2007@01:08:43.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 20 April 2011@01:09:14.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 20 April 2011@17:29:56.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 25 April 2011@04:19:42.
David Whitehead on 15 March 2016@05:03:13.


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