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Headword: *melanei/monos
Adler number: mu,452
Translated headword: of a black-clad
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of one wearing black garments.
Greek Original:
*melanei/monos: tou= me/lana i(ma/tia forou=ntos.
Genitive singular of melanei/mwn, evidently quoted from somewhere; perhaps from its only other attestation, at Hippolytus, Refutation of All Heresies 5.7.23 (about Osiris and Isis).
The adjective occurs in the dative plural in Aeschylus, Eumenides 374.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 May 2009@00:56:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 10 May 2009@04:32:29.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 14 May 2013@07:40:28.


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