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Headword: *(aligenh/s
Adler number: alpha,1214
Translated headword: sea-spawned
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] born in the sea.
Greek Original:
*(aligenh/s: o( e)n qala/ssh| gennhqei/s.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
The headword is an epithet of Aphrodite. (Plutarch, Moralia 685E says that poets called her this).
Keywords: definition; imagery; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2000@20:05:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note) on 16 June 2002@16:01:14.
David Whitehead (expanded note; added keyword) on 17 June 2002@03:14:23.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 6 February 2012@05:56:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 April 2012@23:52:03.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 February 2015@23:51:07.
David Whitehead on 31 May 2015@11:00:48.


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