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Headword: *qei/as a)mna/mmwn
Adler number: theta,308
Translated headword: Theia's descendant
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] Boreas the [sc. north] wind. But 'descendant' [a)mna/mmwn] [means] offspring. For as Hesiod says, the winds [are] offspring of Theia.[1]
Greek Original:
*qei/as a)mna/mmwn: o( *bore/as o( a)/nemos. *)amna/mmwn de\ a)po/gonos. w(s ga\r *(hsi/odos le/gei, th=s *qei/as a)po/gonoi oi( a)/nemoi.
The headword phrase -- in which the noun should be a)mna/mwn (single nu) -- is quoted from Callimachus, Hecale fr. 338 Pfeiffer.
cf. alpha 1607 and LSJ s.v. a)/mnamos (web address 1).
[1] Hesiod, Theogony 371-80, where Theia's daughter Eos (Dawn) is the mother of Boreas.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: mythology; poetry
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 21 July 2003@09:24:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 21 July 2003@09:44:28.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 2 January 2013@06:39:53.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 April 2016@18:33:46.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 25 November 2018@01:45:04.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 25 November 2018@21:43:46.


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