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Headword: *pali/ntropos
Adler number: pi,108
Translated headword: turning back
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] backwards-hastening.[1]
"The Laconian woman seeing her son turning back his swift foot from war to his fatherland without his armor [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
*pali/ntropos: o)pisqo/rmhtos. gumno\n i)dou=sa *la/kaina pali/ntropon e)k pole/moio pai=d' e(o\n e)s pa/tran w)ku\n i(e/nta po/da.
[1] For this glossing term see under pi 101.
[2] Greek Anthology 9.61.1-2 (author unknown). Cf. generally beta 572, epsilon 3709, eta 616, kappa 2026.
Keywords: children; clothing; definition; ethics; geography; imagery; military affairs; poetry; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 June 2003@16:43:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 18 June 2003@03:00:08.
David Whitehead (tweaks to tr; another note; more keywords) on 28 August 2011@07:01:34.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2013@04:01:34.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 23 April 2021@19:44:49.


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