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Headword: *)/adwnis, *)adw/nidos
Adler number: alpha,516
Translated headword: Adonis, [genitive] Adonidos
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.[1]
"And there was holy grief, such as that for Adonis on Libanos[2] and [sc. in] Byblos."[3]
Greek Original:
*)/adwnis, *)adw/nidos: o)/noma ku/rion. kai\ pe/nqos h)=n i(ero/n, oi(=on e)n *liba/nw| to\ e)p' *)adw/nidi kai\ *bu/blw|.
[1] cf. alpha 512, alpha 513, alpha 514, alpha 515, alpha 517.
[2] Mt. Libanos, in Phoenicia (present-day Lebanon).
[3] Present-day Jubayl, in Lebanon. The quotation as a whole is perhaps from Aelian (so Adler); in any event, again more fully at pi 965.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; mythology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2001@18:39:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 March 2001@05:36:48.
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 18 May 2004@04:00:07.
David Whitehead (another note) on 11 January 2012@07:55:02.


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