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Headword: *)anebo/hsen ou)ra/nion
Adler number: alpha,2212
Translated headword: cried out heaven-high
Vetting Status: high
Meaning great and reaching up to heaven.
Greek Original:
*)anebo/hsen ou)ra/nion: a)nti\ tou= me/ga kai\ ou)ranou= e)fiknou/menon.
From the scholia on Aristophanes, Frogs 781, where 'heaven-high' occurs as an adverbial description of the underworld people's clamour -- o( dh=mos a)nebo/a (779) -- to stage a contest between Aeschylus and Euripides; cf. omicron 935.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 June 2000@05:48:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 2 August 2002@10:11:25.
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David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 4 August 2010@06:14:31.
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