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Headword: *(uyo/rofos
Adler number: upsilon,766
Translated headword: high-roofed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one] having a lofty roof.
Greek Original:
*(uyo/rofos: o( u(yhlo\n o)/rofon e)/xwn.
cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 24.192. This adjective usually refers to houses (estates or palaces). Mostly Homeric, but imitated by Apollonius Rhodius, and also used by Plutarch to refer to the decks of the ships in Xerxes' fleet (where it might be translated "having a lofty covering"). See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: architecture; definition; epic; military affairs; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Patrick T. Rourke on 27 October 2003@19:35:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 October 2003@03:22:37.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 3 December 2013@05:20:09.


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