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Headword: *(uperw/h
Adler number: upsilon,348
Translated headword: palate
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[u(perw/h] and u(perw/a: the roof of the mouth. Homer [says]: "he wetted his lips, but he did not wet his palate".[1]
And Simocatta [says]: "a Median[2] arrow went deep into the upper lip and stuck into the skull".[3]
Greek Original:
*(uperw/h kai\ *(uperw/a: o( ou)rani/skos. *(/omhros: xei/lea me/n t' e)di/hn', u(perw/hn d' ou)k e)di/hne. kai\ *simo/katos: ei)s me\n ga\r th\n u(perw/an xelu/nhn *mhdikh\n o)i+sto\s e)s ba/qos e)sdu\s a)na\ to\ krani/on e)rri/zwto.
Notes:
[1] Homer, Iliad 22.495 (web address 1).
[2] Read *Mhdiko\s instead of *Mhdikh\n, as at chi 194.
[3] Theophylact Simocatta [theta 201, sigma 435), Histories 2.6.2.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; definition; epic; geography; historiography; history; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 26 November 2007@12:54:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 November 2007@03:22:22.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@06:07:40.

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