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Headword: *)/axnous
Adler number: alpha,4706
Translated headword: clean-shaven
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] beardless.
"Who set you up, clean-shaven Hermes, by the starting-gates?"[1]
Greek Original:
*)/axnous: a)ge/neios. ti/s to\n a)/xnoun *(ermh=n se par' u(splh/gessin e)/qhken;
Notes:
Likewise in ps.-Zonaras. The headword, nominative case of this adjective, is presumably generated by the accusative in the epigram quoted.
[1] Greek Anthology 6. 259.1; cf. upsilon 684.
Keywords: art history; athletics; definition; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 June 2001@22:51:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 6 June 2001@05:38:30.
David Whitehead on 6 June 2001@05:41:51.
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