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Headword: Alexibelemnon
Adler number: alpha,1136
Translated headword: dart-averting
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one which[1] repels missiles.
In the Epigrams: "and the dart-averting tunic from the chest".[2]
Greek Original:
Alexibelemnon: ton ta belê aperukonta. en Epigrammasi: kai ton alexibelemnon apo sternoio chitôna.
cf. alpha 1130 and the other cross-references there.
[1] Or: "Him who...", but in the quotation which follows (from where the headword is probably quoted) it is a garment which happens to be grammatically masculine.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.81.3.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 17 April 2000@05:53:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 January 2001@12:03:44.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 February 2012@08:32:29.
Catharine Roth (typo, coding) on 14 April 2012@22:46:54.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2015@11:40:45.


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