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Headword: Κρυμός
Adler number: kappa,2502
Translated headword: frost
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] coldness.[1]
"For such a one as you, queen, even the snowy frost bears fruit."[2]
Greek Original:
Κρυμός: ψύξις. εἰς δὲ σ', ἄνασσα, τοίην χὠ νιφόεις κρυμὸς ὀπωροφορεῖ.
Notes:
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1545).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.252.5-6 (Antiphilos); quoted also at nu 439; on the gift of a quince, preserved in winter, to a noblewoman of high rank; cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 92-93); (vol. II, 117); and further excerpts from this epigram at alpha 904, alpha 976, alpha 4212, mu 934, pi 3074, and sigma 903.
References:
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1968)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1968)
Keywords: agriculture; botany; chronology; definition; gender and sexuality; imagery; poetry; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 4 July 2008@08:16:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 4 July 2008@09:03:36.
David Whitehead on 18 March 2013@08:33:19.
William Hutton (typo) on 18 March 2013@08:49:14.
David Whitehead (coding) on 2 May 2016@09:51:00.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, added cross-references) on 11 April 2019@21:23:22.

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