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Headword: *nukti\ qoh=| a)ta/lantos
Adler number: nu,582
Translated headword: like swift night
Vetting Status: high
Homer compares terrible things to night.[1] And elsewhere: "[Apollo] went like night."[2]
Greek Original:
*nukti\ qoh=| a)ta/lantos: *(/omhros ta\ fobera\ nukti\ o(moioi=. kai\ a)llaxou=: o( d' h)/i+e nukti\ e)oikw/s.
[1] Scholion A on Homer, Iliad 12.463, where the headword phrase occurs, referring to Hector (see web address 1).
[2] Homer, Iliad 1.47 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: epic; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 February 2006@00:49:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 12 February 2006@04:26:32.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, note, and link) on 2 December 2020@01:04:32.


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