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Headword: *ko/ruqa
Adler number: kappa,2121
Translated headword: helm, helmet
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] head-covering.
Greek Original:
*ko/ruqa: perikefalai/an.
From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 3.362, where -- as frequently elsewhere in epic -- the headword ko/rus occurs. (There in the genitive; here in the accusative; for the nominative see kappa 2128.) See also kappa 2122.
J. Borchhardt, "Helme" in Archaeologia Homerica, vol. E1 (Kriegswesen, 1977), ed. H.G. Buchholz and J. Wiesner, 57-74, with illustrations
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 September 2001@09:55:05.
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Robert Dyer (added bibliography) on 21 February 2003@03:46:53.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 23 February 2003@05:36:53.
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