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Headword: *kata\ r(a/bdon e)/frase
Adler number: kappa,743
Translated headword: he spoke in accordance with a staff
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] he rhapsodized,[1] or he narrated in verse.
Greek Original:
*kata\ r(a/bdon e)/frase: katerrayw/|dhsen, h)\ kata\ sti/xon dih=lqen.
The headword phrase is quoted from Pindar, Isthmian Odes 4.38 [63d] (web address 1); it refers to Homer and his "staff/wand of celestial words". Glossing from the scholia there; also in Photius.
[1] For this glossing verb, cf. kappa 748.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 July 2008@00:41:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 24 July 2008@04:28:13.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 23 March 2011@07:47:16.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 4 February 2013@07:20:19.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 10 April 2013@01:35:16.


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