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Headword: *)=htor
Adler number: eta,627
Translated headword: heart
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] soul/life.[1]
Homer [writes]: "he took away his tender heart". Which is precisely what impelled the Stoics, because the soul increases with the body and decreases again.[2]
Greek Original:
*)=htor: yuxh/. *(/omhros: a(palo/n te/ sfin h)=tor a)phu/ra. o(/per e)ki/nhse tou\s *stwi+kou/s, o(/ti sunau/cetai tw=| sw/mati h( yuxh\ kai\ summeiou=tai pa/lin.
Archaic/poetic noun.
[1] Likewise in other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.490, where the headword occurs (web address 1).
[2] Homer, Iliad 11.115 (web address 2), followed by comment from the scholia there.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; epic; imagery; medicine; philosophy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 16 October 2002@21:07:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 October 2002@04:04:27.
Catharine Roth (corrected reference, added links) on 25 January 2004@13:54:05.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation and links) on 9 August 2011@12:33:21.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics; raised status) on 10 August 2011@03:02:10.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 December 2012@04:14:03.


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