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Headword: *)amfi/trhton
Adler number: alpha,1776
Translated headword: pierced-through
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a cave bored through from each of its parts.[1]
But Amphitrite [is] the sea.[2]
Greek Original:
*)amfi/trhton: to\ e)c e(kate/rwn tw=n merw=n tetrhme/non a)/ntron. *)amfitri/th de\ h( qa/lassa.
[1] cf. the scholia to Sophocles, Philoctetes 19, where the headword occurs (genitive case).
[2] Either the wife of Poseidon or the sea itself: see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: definition; geography; imagery; mythology; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 August 2000@23:43:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 July 2002@06:10:29.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 21 February 2012@09:57:52.
David Whitehead on 25 June 2015@03:32:39.
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