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Headword: *)ecefu/shsen
Adler number: epsilon,1682
Translated headword: blew up
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] activated, stirred up. Aristophanes took the [term/idea] 'to blow up' from a spark: "throwing in a spark of a Megarian decree he blew up such a great war as to make all Greeks cry at the smoke".
Greek Original:
*)ecefu/shsen: e)ki/nhsen, e)ta/racen. a)po\ tou= spinqh=ros de\ to\ fush=sai e)/laben *)aristofa/nhs: e)mbalw\n spinqh=ra *megarikou= yhfi/smatos e)cefu/shse tosou=ton po/lemon, w(/ste tw=| kapnw=| pa/ntas *(/ellhnas dakru=sai.
Aristophanes, Peace 609-611 with scholion; on Pericles (pi 1179, pi 1180, pi 1181) supposedly starting the Peloponnesian War.
For this verb see already epsilon 1681.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; geography; history; imagery; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 December 2007@10:26:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 December 2007@21:27:19.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 3 December 2007@03:04:47.
David Whitehead on 17 September 2012@04:05:14.


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