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Headword: *)/astomoi i(/ppoi
Adler number: alpha,4244
Translated headword: hard-mouthed horses
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones] difficult to control with the bit. "Hard-mouthed colts carry [Orestes] violently."[1]
Greek Original:
*)/astomoi i(/ppoi: sklhro/stomoi. a)/stomoi pw=loi bi/a| fe/rousin.
Sophocles, Electra 724-5 (web address 1 below), with scholion.
The present headword phrase could come from another (unidentifiable) source, but is more probably just a broader version of Sophocles' phrase.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; medicine; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 January 2002@06:04:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 6 January 2002@11:16:39.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 26 April 2012@03:28:26.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2015@03:38:48.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 5 December 2015@23:26:56.


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