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Headword: *deino/pous a)ra/
Adler number: delta,342
Translated headword: terrible-footed ruin
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] she who causes fear because of her feet.
Greek Original:
*deino/pous a)ra/: h( dia\ tw=n podw=n de/os e)mpoiou=sa.
From the scholia to Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 417, where the headword phrase occurs; cf. alpha 1753.
The adjective is better explained in LSJ s.v.: 'as if she were a hound upon the track'.
Keywords: definition; imagery; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 September 2002@01:24:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 10 September 2002@04:22:34.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 20 June 2012@06:01:27.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2015@04:32:45.


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