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Headword: *puro\s me/nos
Adler number: pi,3236
Translated headword: fire's might
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] fire [described] in a roundabout way.
Greek Original:
*puro\s me/nos: pu=r perifrastikw=s.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi1569, where Theodoridis identifies the headword phrase as quoted from Homer, Iliad 23.177; cf. the scholia there, and to 6.182, where it also occurs. See also e.g. Aristophanes, Acharnians 665.
Keywords: comedy; definition; epic; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 February 2004@07:57:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 September 2004@19:14:16.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweak) on 19 April 2010@05:56:43.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2013@06:17:20.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@05:36:11.


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