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Headword: *li/nos
Adler number: lambda,570
Translated headword: linos, linus
Vetting Status: high
Α sort of hymn. Homer [writes]: "he sang a fine linos".[1] [The term arises] not because of the strings [being made] from flax, but [because] they sang a sort of hymn, like a paean.
Or a string of a lyre.[2]
Greek Original:
*li/nos: ei)=dos u(/mnou. *(/omhros: li/non d' u(po\ kalo\n a)/eiden. ou) dia\ to\ ta\s xorda\s a)po\ li/nou ei)=nai, a)ll' ei)=dos u(/mnou h)=|don, w(s paia=na. h)\ lu/ras xordh/.
[1] Homer, Iliad 18.570 (web address 1); see also the corresponding scholia, and Eustathius ad loc.. (The entry here follows Aristarchus’ interpretation of the verse.) Also see RE s.v. Linos (below); cf. lambda 568.
[2] From glosses on Herodotus 2.79.2 (where the proper name Linos appears).
Abert, H. – Kroll, W., “Linos (1), ursprünglich ein altes Volkslied, später ein personifizierter Heros der Musik und des Gesangs”, RE XIII 1 (1926) 715-717
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; meter and music; mythology; poetry; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 25 June 2007@18:03:17.
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David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 June 2007@03:41:40.
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