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Headword: *gerh/nios
Adler number: gamma,196
Translated headword: Gerenian
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] honored old man.
Or [one living] in Gerena.
Greek Original:
*gerh/nios: e)/ntimos ge/rwn. h)\ e)n th=| *gerh/nh|.
From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.336 (web address 1 below), attempting to explicate this epithet of Nestor, epitome of the venerable elder. For "Gerena," in Messenia, see Stephanus of Byzantium s.v. Gerenia.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@16:33:41.
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David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 25 June 2002@03:31:58.
David Whitehead on 6 June 2012@05:42:03.
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