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Headword: Λίμνη
Adler number: lambda,551
Translated headword: pool
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the sea in Homer, and the ocean,[1] and the rivers;[2] so that the word is generic.
Greek Original:
Λίμνη: ἡ θάλασσα παρ' Ὁμήρῳ, καὶ ὁ ὠκεανός, καὶ οἱ ποταμοί: ὥστε γενικὸν ὄνομά ἐστι.
See generally LSJ s.v. λίμνη .
[1] cf. the scholia to Sophocles, Trachiniae 636, and to Homer, Odyssey 3.1.
[2] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.709.
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; tragedy
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 3 June 2009@22:34:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 4 June 2009@05:26:57.
David Whitehead on 19 April 2013@05:24:25.


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