Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for tau,475 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *thqu/s
Adler number: tau,475
Translated headword: Tethys
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the earth.[1] [So called] from being a nurse [tiqh/nh] and one who rears. Homer [writes]: "Oceanus, the origin of the gods, and mother Tethys."[1] That is, wet nature and dry nature.
Greek Original:
*thqu/s: h( gh=. para\ to\ tiqh/nh ei)=nai kai\ trofo/s. *(/omhros: *)wkeano/n te qew=n ge/nesin kai\ mhte/ra *thqu/n. toute/stin u(gra\n ou)si/an kai\ chra/n.
[1] Contrast tau 474.
[2] Homer, Iliad 14.201 (web address 1), with material from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; imagery; mythology; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Amanda Aponte on 15 September 2009@11:41:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 September 2009@03:43:11.
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 16 September 2009@18:49:28.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 January 2014@07:08:06.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search