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Headword: *klimako/essan
Adler number: kappa,1805
Translated headword: stepped, having steps
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] having a tall staircase.
Greek Original:
*klimako/essan: kli/maka e)/xousan u(yhlh/n.
cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.729, where the headword (an adjective in the feminine accusative singular) is a variant reading for klwmako/essan "rocky" as an epithet of Ithome (web address 1). This variant occurs in Pausanias' quotation of the Iliad passage, in Nonnus' Dionysiaca 18.56, and in the Etymologicum Magnum s.v. *iqw/mh.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 December 2008@21:05:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; tweaks) on 2 December 2008@03:11:48.
David Whitehead on 3 March 2013@06:17:39.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 4 March 2013@22:12:03.


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