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Headword: Ἐχύμισαν
Adler number: epsilon,4049
Translated headword: they softened
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning they made moist. Aristophanes in Thesmophoriazusae [writes]: Anacreon [and] Alcaeus were the ones "who softened music".
Greek Original:
Ἐχύμισαν: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἔγχυμον ἐποίησαν. Ἀριστοφάνης Θεσμοφοριαζούσαις: Ἀνακρέων, Ἀλκαῖος, οἵπερ ἁρμονίαν ἐχύμισαν.
Note:
Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 162, with comment from the scholia there; cf. already epsilon 989 and again iota 495. For Anakreon, see alpha 1916.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 May 2003@10:10:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (supplemented translation, augmented note) on 28 July 2003@00:23:27.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 July 2003@04:39:16.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 27 February 2007@01:16:25.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 27 February 2007@03:03:10.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@07:47:58.

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