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Headword: *)alki/noos
Adler number: alpha,1286
Translated headword: strong-minded; Alkinoos, Alcinous
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] mighty.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] Alkinoos [as] a proper [name].[2]
Greek Original:
*)alki/noos: o( dunato/s. kai\ *)alki/noos ku/rion.
[1] Same glossing in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] Whoever added this probably had in mind A. the king of the Phaeacians and father of Nausicaa (nu 70), in the Odyssey; but note also e.g. A. the summariser of Plato (For both, see OCD(4) p.53.)
Keywords: definition; epic; mythology; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 May 2000@14:12:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 6 June 2000@00:48:30.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 24 June 2002@04:47:35.
David Whitehead (augmented headword, notes, keywords; cosmetics) on 22 December 2006@04:58:23.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 February 2012@07:36:22.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@04:42:20.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 7 June 2015@22:14:03.
David Whitehead on 8 June 2015@11:45:02.


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