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Headword: *(/arpuiai
Adler number: alpha,4009
Translated headword: Harpies, Snatchers
Vetting Status: high
[The name of] rapacious [female] demons.
Greek Original:
*(/arpuiai: a(rpaktikai\ dai/mones.
First mentioned in Homer; cf. the scholia to Odyssey 1.241.
See generally OCD(4) p.646
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2001@15:59:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note, bibliography, keyword) on 6 April 2001@03:41:44.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2011@09:48:57.
David Whitehead on 13 April 2012@04:46:11.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 31 July 2014@03:49:42.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@07:43:22.


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