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Headword: *dh=rin
Adler number: delta,490
Translated headword: battle
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning the same as] ma/xh, or rivalry.[1]
In the Epigrams: "so I also once was about to abandon battle to Ares and to listen to maiden choruses."[2] And elsewhere: "once a Spartan ran away from battle, and his mother meeting him [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
*dh=rin: ma/xhn, h)\ filoneiki/an. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: me/llon a)/ra stugera\n ka)gw/ pote dh=rin *)/arhi+ e)kprolipou=sa xorw=n parqeni/wn a)i/+ein. kai\ au)=qis: feu=ge *la/kwn pote\ dh=rin, u(pantia/sasa de\ ma/thr.
Notes:
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 17.158, where -- as again here -- the headword appears in the accusative case. (For the nominative, genitive and dative see delta 489.)
[2] Greek Anthology 6.127.1-2.
[3] Greek Anthology 9.397.1: cf. alpha 2844.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; gender and sexuality; military affairs; meter and music; poetry; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 August 2004@18:12:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 August 2004@03:10:35.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 27 June 2012@04:54:51.
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