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Headword: *korwni/s
Adler number: kappa,2108
Translated headword: peak, end, crown
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] mountain-ridge, or the last capital [sc. of a column] of the building; the head of a crown.[1]
Greek Original:
*korwni/s: a)krw/reia, h)\ to\ teleutai=on th=s oi)kodomh=s e)pi/qema: stefa/nou to\ kefa/laion.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa1001 Theodoridis.
[1] LSJ s.v. II.1 "wreath, garland", attributed to Stesichorus fr.29 and Hesychius s.v. korwni/des: "wreaths braided from violets; properly growths".
Keywords: architecture; botany; definition; geography; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 2 February 2009@08:00:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 February 2009@03:45:29.
David Whitehead on 13 March 2013@06:19:00.


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