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Headword: *)aflusmo/s
Adler number: alpha,4632
Translated headword: froth
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] foam.
Greek Original:
*)aflusmo/s: a)fro/s.
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword is better spelled a)floismo/s: see LSJ s.v. It occurs in Homer, Iliad 15.607, of Hector foaming at the mouth in the fury of battle (web address 1). Apollonius the Sophist (Homeric Lexicon 49.3) quotes the verse differently (a)floismo\s de\ peri\ sto/ma gi/net' o)do/ntwn) and interprets the headword as referring to a sound (yo/fos).
cf. eta 666.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 4 June 2001@23:16:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 5 June 2001@03:53:01.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 7 May 2012@07:43:00.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 26 December 2012@21:32:14.
Catharine Roth (augmented note at the instigation of Johann Diethart) on 18 January 2015@11:30:57.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 January 2015@11:49:32.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keyword and link) on 18 January 2015@19:13:48.


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