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Headword: *zhlw/mata
Adler number: zeta,64
Translated headword: rivalries
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] jealousies.[1] "[She is] giving up parties and the rivalries of youths and the scratches of lovers[2] and the initiation lamp".[3]
Greek Original:
*zhlw/mata: zhlotupi/as. kw/mous kai\ ta\ ne/wn zhlw/mata kai\ ta\ poqeu/ntwn kni/smata kai\ mu/sthn lu/xnon a)peipame/nh.
[1] Accusative plurals, the headword one presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] This word poqeu/ntwn is a Doric form of the present participle (here genitive plural) of poqe/w; it occurs in Theocritus, the poetic model in this case.
[3] Greek Anthology 7.219.5-6 (Pompeius Neoteros); cf. kappa 1878. The subject is a woman, Lais, "fallen in a due sleep" (line 4). Perhaps this is Lais the legendary courtesan of ancient Greece who was active in Corinth (see epsilon 3266) and, according to Timaeus (FGrH 566 F24a), was murdered by jealous women in Thessaly in the temple of Aphrodite.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Stefano Sanfilippo on 1 June 2005@15:44:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; x-ref; cosmetics) on 2 June 2005@03:52:32.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 29 November 2012@06:16:07.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 2 December 2012@23:47:56.


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