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Headword: *polu/kleitos
Adler number: pi,1974
Translated headword: far-famed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] very glorious.[1]
But [they who are] 'far-summoned' [means] summoned out of many lands.[2]
Greek Original:
*polu/kleitos: pa/nu e)/ndocos. *polu/klhtoi de\ e)k pollw=n keklhme/noi to/pwn.
The entry aims to differentiate between two adjectives very similar in sound, polu/kleitos and (here plural) polu/klhtos.
[1] Used in this sense in Pindar: see LSJ s.v. (Also a proper name: alpha 135, chi 266.)
[2] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. This nominative plural is quoted from Homer, Iliad 4.438, where it refers to the Trojans' allies (again 10.420); cf. the scholia there.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; geography; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Francesco Ginelli on 9 January 2013@05:19:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied notes; more keywords; tweaking) on 9 January 2013@06:41:13.
David Whitehead on 9 October 2013@05:27:09.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 April 2015@00:04:24.


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