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Headword: *bhlo/s
Adler number: beta,256
Translated headword: threshold
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a door's step;[1] or [the] sky.[2]
Greek Original:
*bhlo/s: baqmo\s qu/ras: h)\ ou)rano/s.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 1.591, where the headword occurs.
[2] Likewise in other lexica. An example of this sense occurs in the late epic poet Quintus of Smyrna: "starry threshold" (13.483).
Keywords: architecture; definition; epic; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 21 June 2003@12:10:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 22 June 2003@06:02:37.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords) on 28 May 2012@06:05:15.
David Whitehead on 20 September 2015@05:27:10.


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