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Headword: *kuanoxai/ths
Adler number: kappa,2581
Translated headword: blue-haired
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dark-tressed, purple-haired, [applied to] Poseidon.[1]
Greek Original:
*kuanoxai/ths: melano/qric, porfuro/qric, o( *poseidw=n.
The headword is a frequent epithet of Poseidon in hexameter verse; e.g. Homer Iliad 20.144 (web address 1).
[1] Likewise or very similarly elsewhere; see the references at Photius, Lexicon kappa1140 Theodoridis.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; imagery; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 April 2008@14:50:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 April 2008@15:47:16.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 March 2013@07:42:13.
David Whitehead on 2 May 2016@10:51:12.


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