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Headword: *fqino/pwron
Adler number: phi,494
Translated headword: late autumn
Vetting Status: high
"A turning-back of the sun from us [...] of the crops towards the places from which they came. Of the growth of them the sun is the cause, turning the clouds into vapor."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "an autumn-olive swimming in brine". He is calling the pickled olive fqinopwri/s.[2]
Greek Original:
*fqino/pwron: palindromi/a tou= h(li/ou a)f' h(mw=n genome/nou tw=n karpw=n pro\s tou\s to/pous, a)f' w(=n e)ge/nonto. th=s de\ gene/sews au)tw=n ai)/tion gene/sqai to\n h(/lion, e)catmi/zonta ta\ ne/fh. kai\ fqinopwri/da ei)n a(li\ nh/xesqai. fqinopwri/da th\n kolumba/da le/gei.
[1] An approximation of Diogenes Laertius 7.152 (Stoic doctrine).
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr. 248: from gamma 187.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; food; imagery; philosophy; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 November 2010@22:03:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords; tweaks) on 26 November 2010@03:20:36.
David Whitehead on 12 December 2013@07:34:44.


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