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Headword: *kumi/ndios
Adler number: kappa,2686
Translated headword: kumindis, kymindis
Vetting Status: high
[kumindios]: the eagle. Also [spelled] kumindos.
Greek Original:
*kumi/ndios: o( a)eto/s. kai\ *ku/mindos.
The best spelling, it seems, is actually kumindis (Homer, Aristophanes, etc.) -- but the identity of the bird in question is uncertain; perhaps the eagle owl. See the discussion in Aristophanes, Birds, edited with introduction and commentary by Nan Dunbar (Oxford 1995) 609-610.
cf. chi 45.
Keywords: comedy; definition; epic; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2007@07:29:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 November 2007@12:44:29.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 22 November 2007@03:11:56.
David Whitehead on 20 March 2013@09:18:22.


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