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Headword: *eu)agh/s
Adler number: epsilon,3360
Translated headword: brilliant, holy, undefiled
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he who/that which is] well led-around.[1]
A metaphorical circle.[2]
And in the Epigrams: "this dust covers the Pierian trumpet, Pindar the weighty smith of holy hymns."[3]
Greek Original:
*eu)agh/s: kalw=s perihgme/nos. metaforiko\s ku/klos. kai\ e)n *)epigra/mmasi: *pierika\n sa/lpigga, to\n eu)age/wn baru\n u(/mnwn xalkeuta\n kate/xei *pi/ndaron h(/de ko/nis.
cf. epsilon 3358, epsilon 3359. The first part of the present entry (before the quotation) is also in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] i.e. etymologized as if from eu)= and a)/gw.
[2] Likewise (though with 'metaphorical' as an adverb) in Photius.
[3] Greek Anthology 7.34.1-2; quoted again at chi 33. For Pindar see generally pi 1617, pi 1619; for Pieria, one of the notional homes of the Muses, pi 1564.
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; imagery; meter and music; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 January 2008@22:10:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.3) on 29 January 2008@03:27:02.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 29 January 2008@10:22:29.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 5 November 2012@06:02:42.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked notes) on 22 February 2016@03:43:34.


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