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Headword: Οὐρίᾳ ῥιπίδι ἀνήλατο φέψαλος ἐρεθιζόμενος
Adler number: omicron,948
Translated headword: a spark stirred by a fair-winded fan leapt up
Vetting Status: high
Meaning kindled by a favorable fan of wind. "Holm-oak coals" [are] solid [ones], strong [ones].[1]
Greek Original:
Οὐρίᾳ ῥιπίδι ἀνήλατο φέψαλος ἐρεθιζόμενος: ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀνέμου φορᾷ τῷ ῥιπιδίῳ ἐξαπτόμενος. πρίνινοι δὲ ἄνθρακες, οἱ στερεοί, οἱ ἰσχυροί.
An approximation of Aristophanes, Acharnians 667-8 (web address 1 below), with gloss from the scholia vetera there.
[1] A gloss on a phrase in line 667 not quoted here ("from holm-oak coals"); cf. pi 2290.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Kyle Helms on 15 August 2010@19:48:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 August 2010@04:14:07.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2013@03:19:13.


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