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Headword: *)eribru/xwn
Adler number: epsilon,2979
Translated headword: loud-bellowing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] loud-sounding.[1] In the Epigrams: "having ceased from loud-bellowing clamors."[2] He is talking about a trumpet.
Greek Original:
*)eribru/xwn: poluh/xwn. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: e)ribru/xwn pausame/nh kela/dwn. peri\ sa/lpiggo/s fhsin.
For the eri- prefix see under epsilon 2977.
[1] Adjective in the genitive plural; presumably from the quotation which follows.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.159.4 (Antipater of Sidon), again under kappa 1281, the warrior Pherenikos offers his trumpet to Athena; cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 12), (vol. II, 36), and another extract from this epigram at delta 11. See the related epigram theta 555 and a note thereto regarding doubts expressed by Gow and Page (vol. II, 35) about the offering's authenticity.
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1965)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; meter and music; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 8 June 2007@16:00:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, added keyword, set status) on 8 June 2007@22:06:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 June 2007@04:13:54.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2012@06:29:04.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 7 February 2016@07:25:17.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, added cross-references, added keywords) on 22 October 2020@13:19:04.


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