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Headword: *(hra/kleis
Adler number: eta,469
Translated headword: Herakles!, Heracles!
Vetting Status: high
An expression of anger. For this Heracles used to be invoked for aid, as a defender against evil for those suffering hardships.
Greek Original:
*(hra/kleis: sxetliastikh\ fwnh/. ou(=tos ga\r o( *(hraklh=s ei)s e)pikouri/an e)kalei=to, w(s a)leci/kakos toi=s sxe/tlia pa/sxousin.
Aristophanes, Acharnians 284 (web address 1), with scholion c thereto; cf. Hesychius eta723.
See also eta 470.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: aetiology; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; mythology; religion
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 24 March 2006@19:59:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added link, set status) on 25 March 2006@21:26:07.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 March 2006@04:14:38.
David Whitehead on 19 December 2012@04:16:38.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 23 December 2012@00:17:07.


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