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Headword: Ζιβύνη
Adler number: zeta,97
Translated headword: zibyne
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning an] all-iron javelin, lance, blade.
Greek Original:
Ζιβύνη: ὁλοσίδηρον ἀκόντιον, λόγχη, σπάθη.
Notes:
Same entry in Photius; slightly longer one in Hesychius (zeta153), where Latte suggests that the headword is quoted from the Septuagint (e.g. Isaiah 2.4).
See further under sigma 363 (the s- form of the word).
For 'all-iron' cf. alphaiota 18.
Keywords: definition; military affairs; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 November 2003@09:24:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 16 November 2003@01:43:18.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 7 June 2004@05:09:55.
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Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 December 2012@01:46:38.
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