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Headword: *gh=
Adler number: gamma,224
Translated headword: earth
Vetting Status: high
Since the earth is a seat of every city because she supports the cities, her image is that of a tower-bearer.
Greek Original:
*gh=: e)pei\ e(/dra pa/shs po/lew/s e)stin h( gh= w(s basta/zousa ta\s po/leis, pla/ttetai purgofo/ros.
Quoted from delta 426, on the etymology of the name Demeter.
Keywords: art history; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 July 2002@16:28:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keywords) on 9 July 2002@02:57:56.
David Whitehead on 7 June 2012@04:42:53.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 8 September 2012@12:36:37.
Catharine Roth (keywords) on 29 March 2016@22:14:45.


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